Sanyet El batates Recipe…Egyptian baked potato

Sanyet El batates is my mom’s specialty. She is the best one who can make this dish so far. It is basically baked slices of potatoes in the oven with tomatoes, onions and chicken or meat broth in the oven. You can also add some chicken or meat pieces on the top before placing the…

Egyptian Kabab Hala: Beef stew with potatoes

Kabab el hala means in english pot kabob. It is small pieces of beef cooked in its own broth with onions and garlic. Some people add mushrooms but the old traditional way is to add potatoes. Some people cook it in tomato sauce but I call this something else as in Kamounia. It is also very…

Roasted potatoes with rosemary, cherry tomatoes and garlic mix

Potatoes are used in Egypt in so many different dishes. One of my favorite potato dishes is very simple that is homemade french fries. They are usually cut in irregular shapes but they are fun to eat. I think the potatoes in Egypt are a bit different from Californian ones as they are more on…