Mutafaya Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia


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


  • For the fish marinade:
  • 1 kg king fish, deirek, cut into thick slices
  • Lemon juice, one piece only
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3 tablespoons adeny chili mixture, (adeny besbas)
  • For the sauce:
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 medium potatoes or 500 g, cut into medium fingers
  • 2 medium onions or 250 g, cut into thin slices
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons coriander leaves, chopped
  • 3 small chili peppers, green, (green besbas)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 3 medium tomatoes or 450 g, chopped
  • 1 cube MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon
  • ½ cup adeny chili mixture or 125 ml, (adeny besbas)
  • 1½ cups water or 375 ml

How to Prepare

  1. Combine fish, lemon juice, salt, and cumin powder and adeny chili mixture. Marinate for 10 mins.
  2. Heat oil in a large non-stick deep frying pan. Place fish in it and fry for 6 mins. Set the fish aside.
  3. In the same oil, add potatoes. Stir and cook for 5 mins then add onions and garlic, stir for another 3 mins then add coriander, green chili, cumin powder, curry powder, tomato paste, tomatoes, MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon, adeny chili mixture and water.
  4. Simmer over low heat for 10 mins or until potato is cooked.
  5. Add the fried fish and stir gently.
  6. Then serve with cooked rice.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 301.00 Kcal
Protein: 32.00 g
Carbohydrate: 21.00 g
Fats: 9.60 g

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