Al Fahsa Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia


This Al-Fahsa recipe is purely and utterly delectable! A must-try in every household. Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more home cooking inspirations.


  • ½ cup water or 125 ml
  • 2 tablespoons ground fenugreek
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1½ cups spring onions or 150 g, chopped
  • 1800 g beef, cut into cubes
  • 2 medium tomatoes or 300 g, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 7 cups water or 1750 ml
  • For the green sahawek:
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ¼ cup coriander leaves or 20 g, fresh, chopped
  • ¼ cup or 20 g leeks
  • 1 green chili pepper, chopped
  • Pinch of salt
  • ¼ cup water or 60 ml

How to Prepare

  1. Place ½ cup of water in a small bowl and sprinkle the fenugreek. Keep fenugreek in water for 2-3 hours, then drain the excess water and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large sauce pan and sauté spring onions for 2 mins. Add beef cubes and stir for another 5 mins.
  3. Add tomato, MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon cubes, cumin powder and additional water. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer on low heat for 2¼ hours or until beef is well cooked.
  4. Whip fenugreek for 5 mins or until it rises and becomes white in color. Add green sahawek mixture and combine with fenugreek.
  5. Put Yemeni rock pan on high heat until very hot, remove beef from stock and place it in the Yemeni rock pan.
  6. Mash the beef using a big spoon and pour in the stock to measure 2 cups or 500 ml and stir together.
  7. Spoon the fenugreek mixture over and serve.
  8. To make green sahawek: Place all sahawek ingredients in blender and blend for 3 mins or until smooth.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 612.00 Kcal
Protein: 44.00 g
Carbohydrate: 7.10 g
Fats: 43.00 g

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