Top 7 Arabic Breakfast Recipe Ideas You Should Try Out


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Introduction

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Arabic breakfast options are not only healthy but also delicious, filling, and also provide a good variety of dishes to choose from. If you’re looking for some new ideas for your morning meal, check out these top 7 Arabic breakfast recipes.

Spicy Eggs

Shakshuka

Foul Mudammas

Falafel

Arabic Breakfast Salad

Arabic Coffee

Jibneh Arabic Cheese

1. Spicy Eggs

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6 eggs, beaten

1/2 teaspoon cumin

1/4 teaspoon chili powder

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 small onion, chopped

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 red pepper, chopped

1 (14.5 ounces) can of diced tomatoes, undrained

Salt and black pepper to taste

In a bowl, whisk together eggs, cumin, chili powder, and salt and pepper. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions, garlic, and bell peppers; cook until soft. Stir in tomatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and pour in egg mixture. Cook until eggs are firm, about 5 minutes. Serve with bread.

2. Shakshuka

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 onion, diced

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 bell pepper, diced

1 jalapeño pepper, diced

1 (15-ounce) can of crushed tomatoes

1 teaspoon smoked paprika

1 teaspoon cumin

Salt and black pepper to taste

6 eggs

Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onions, garlic, bell peppers, and jalapeño pepper; cook until soft. Stir in tomatoes, smoked paprika, cumin, salt, and black pepper. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to medium-low. Crack eggs into the sauce, making sure not to break the yolks. Cover and cook until eggs are firm, about 5 minutes. Serve with bread.

3. Foul Mudammas

1 cup dried fava beans, soaked overnight

1/4 cup olive oil

1 onion, diced

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 teaspoon cumin

Salt and black pepper to taste

1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley

1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Juice of 1 lemon

Drain fava beans and place them in a large pot with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil and cook for 1 hour. Drain and set aside. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onions, garlic, and cumin; cook until soft. Stir in fava beans and salt and black pepper. Cook for 5 minutes. Stir in parsley, cilantro, and lemon juice. Serve with bread.

4. Falafel

1 cup dried chickpeas, soaked overnight

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 teaspoon ground cumin

Salt and black pepper to taste

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon baking powder

Oil for frying

Drain the chickpeas and place them in a food processor with parsley, cilantro, garlic, cumin, salt, and black pepper. Process until smooth. Add flour and baking powder; process until well combined. Shape the mixture into small balls. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Fry falafel balls until golden brown, about 3 minutes. Serve with tahini sauce or yogurt sauce.

5. Arabic Breakfast Salad

1/2 cup diced tomatoes

1/2 cup diced cucumber

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

1/4 cup chopped fresh mint

1/4 cup diced red onion

3 tablespoons olive oil

Juice of 1 lemon

Salt and black pepper to taste

In a large bowl, combine tomatoes, cucumber, parsley, mint, red onion, and olive oil. Stir in lemon juice and salt and black pepper. Serve with bread.

6. Arabic Coffee

1/2 cup ground coffee

2 cups water

1/4 cup sugar

Place coffee and water in a pot over medium heat. Bring to a boil and remove from heat. Stir in sugar until dissolved. Serve in small cups.

7. Jibneh

1 (14-ounce) can of sweetened condensed milk

1/2 cup heavy cream

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 pound shredded mozzarella cheese

In a bowl, whisk together condensed milk, heavy cream, baking soda, lemon juice, and vanilla extract. Pour into a 9-inch pie plate. Sprinkle it with mozzarella cheese. Bake at 400 degrees F for 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly before serving.

These are just some of the many Arabic breakfast options available to you. So, if you’re ever feeling bored with your usual morning meal, try one of these recipes and start your day off right!

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