El Shah2a: The Origins Behind the Mysterious Egyptian Molokheya Tradition

El Shah2a: The Origins Behind the Mysterious Egyptian Molokheya Tradition

by Nadine Arab

Jew’s Mallow, or molokheya as we call it in Arabic, is one of the most heavenly Egyptian dishes. However, el shah2a — an Egyptian tradition where the person inhales whilst cooking the glorious dish — has always been a mystery. You wouldn’t be a true Egyptian if you don’t leave this signature sign while pouring […]