Lamb Mulukhiya Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Lamb Mulukhiya

Impress your family and friends with this easy to prepare and tasty Lamb Mulukhiya recipe. Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more home cooking inspirations


  • 750 g lamb shanks, cut into large cubes
  • 8 cups water or 2 litres
  • 2 medium onions, cut into cubes
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • For the sauce:
  • 2 large onions or 400 g
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 12 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1½ cups coriander leaves or 110 g, fresh and finely chopped
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon
  • 2 medium lemon for the juice
  • 500 g mulukhiya, dried leaves

How to Prepare

  1. Place lamb cubes and water in a large casserole, bring to boil and remove froth as it appears. Add onions, bay leaves and cinnamon then cover and simmer for 1 hour or until meat is almost cooked. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. To prepare the sauce: Place the 2 onions in a 220°C oven for 45 mins or until well cooked, peel the onions and chop finely.
  3. Heat oil in a large pan, add garlic and coriander, and cook over medium heat for 3-4 mins.
  4. Add the meat with the stock, add MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon cubes, lemon juice, and the cooked chopped onions. Add more water if needed, bring to boil and simmer on low heat for 10 mins.
  5. Meanwhile, wash the dried mulukhiya leaves in cold water 2-3 times, squeeze leaves and drain well.
  6. Add mulukhiya leaves to the boiling stock, cook for 5 to 10 mins or until mulukhiya is tender.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 420.00 Kcal
Protein: 30.00 g
Carbohydrate: 22.00 g
Fats: 25.00 g

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