In Egypt we have many kinds of mahshy, today I want to share mahshy kossa recipe with you. Stuffed zucchini is one of the many Egyptian zucchini dishes and mahshy is the best way to eat it. It’s delicious and healthy.
Serves one person.
1- Four medium-size zucchini
2- One cup of rice
3- Tomato juice or two spoons of tomato paste
4- One onion
5- Fresh parsley
6- Teaspoon of cinnamon
7- Two teaspoons of salt
8- Two teaspoons of black pepper
10- Chicken soup (optional)
1- Remove the hearts of the zucchinis using a coring knife and wash from inside.
2- Chop the onion to small pieces, grease the pot and fry the onion until it gets golden, then add the tomato juice on medium heat.
3- Add the parsley. Leave it on the fire until the tomato gets thicker, then turn the burner off.
4- Add the rice, salt, black pepper, and cinnamon. Mix it very well.
5- put some black pepper inside the zucchinis.
6- Then stuff the zucchinis with rice.
7- Grease the deep pot and put the zucchinis in it.
8- Use another pot to boil water or chicken soup and add a teaspoon of salt and black pepper. Once the water boils, add it to the zucchinis in the other pot. Cover the zucchinis halfway with water.
9- Turn the burner on medium heat and the mahshy will absorb the water and the color of the zucchinis will change. Reduce the heat and taste one.