Chicken Mulukhiya With Tamer Hindi Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Chicken Mulukhiya with Tamer Hindi

This simple dish is named after the herb, molokhia, which is often referred to as Egyptian spinach. Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more home cooking inspirations.


  • 50 g tamarind paste
  • 1 cup or 250 ml hot water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 500 g skinned chicken breast fillet, cut into cubes
  • 4 medium onion or 450 g, finely chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1½ cups coriander leaves or 75 g, chopped
  • 1 packet mulukhiya or 500 g, frozen and thawed
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 cups or 500 ml hot water
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon

How to Prepare

  1. Dissolve MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon cubes in 500 ml hot water and set aside.
  2. Dissolve Tamer Hindi in 250 ml hot water and set aside.
  3. Heat olive oil in a large pot; add and fry chicken until half cooked. Add onions and fry until chicken is fully cooked and onions are golden brown.
  4. Add garlic, coriander, thawed mulkhiya and saute for 3-4 mins on medium heat.
  5. Add chicken stock and cinnamon stick, stir and bring mixture to a boil.
  6. Strain Tamer Hindi mixture through a sieve and discard any solid pieces, add mixture to pot and simmer on low heat for 45 mins.
  7. Serve hot with a bed of white or Egyptian rice. Serving Tip: for a more sour taste increase the amount of Tamer Hindi.

Nutritional Info

Energy : 233.00 Kcal
Protein : 25.00 g
Carbohydrate : 21.00 g
Fats : 6.80 g

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