Al Salta Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia


Impress your family and friends with this easy to prepare and tasty Al-Salta homemade recipe. 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
  • 2 medium potatoes or 500 g, cut into medium cubes
  • 2 medium tomatoes or 300 g, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon
  • 2 tablespoons rice, washed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 4 cups water or 1 litre
  • For the green sahawek:
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ¼ cup coriander leaves or 20 g, chopped
  • ¼ cup leeks or 20 g, leaves only
  • 1 green chili pepper, chopped
  • Pinch of salt
  • ¼ cup water or 60 ml

How to Prepare

  1. Pour ½ cup of water in a small bowl and sprinkle over the fenugreek. Keep fenugreek in water for 2-3 hours, then drain from the water and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large sauce pan and sauté spring onion for 2 mins. Add potato, tomato, MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon cubes, rice, cumin powder and additional water. Bring to boil and simmer on low heat for 20 mins or until potatoes and rice are well cooked.
  3. Whip fenugreek for 5 mins or until it rises and becomes white in color. Add green sahawek mixture and combine with fenugreek.
  4. Put Yemeni rock pan on high heat.When it becomes very hot, pour into the prepared Salta topped with fenugreek mixture.
  5. To make green sahawek: Put the sahawek ingredients in a blender and blend for 3 mins or until smooth.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 126.00 Kcal
Protein: 3.30 g
Carbohydrate: 20.00 g
Fats: 4.20 g

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