Turkey Harees Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Turkey Harees

Get this easy-to-follow authentic Turkey Harees recipe to try in the comforts of your home. Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more home cooking inspirations.


  • 2 cubes MAGGI Chicken Stock
  • 2 cups (500ml) hot water
  • 1000g turkey meat with bone
  • 6 cups (1500ml) water
  • 4 cups (650g) peeled Wheat (Harees)
  • 6 cups (1500ml) cold water
  • 1/3 cup (60g) fresh cream
  • 3 tbs (45g) cinnamon powder
  • 3 tbs (45g) granulated sugar

How to Prepare

  1. In a mixing bowl, soak washed peeled wheat in 6 cups of cold water for at least 4 hours, and for a maximum of over night.
  2. Dissolve Maggi Chicken Stock cubes in 2 cups of hot water .
  3. In a Harees pot, bring to boil 1500ml of water, add turkey meat, cover and simmer for 90 minutes. Skim the froth from time to time.
  4. Wash and drain the soaked wheat, add to the pot, cover and cook on very low heat for another 90 minutes, stirring from time to time.
  5. Remove the turkey meat, shred into strips and discard the bones. Put the strips back in the pot, mash the mixture together insuring a consistent texture and let cook for another 30 minutes.
  6. Stir in cream and insure smoothness.
  7. Mix sugar and cinnamon together and set aside.
  8. Pour the harees into a plate, sprinkle cinnamon and sugar mixture on top of the harees. Serve hot.

Nutritional Info

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