Moussaka – a traditional Bulgarian meal

By Darina

Oct 28

Moussaka is the kind of dish which every Bulgarian housewife knows how to make and is also available in every respectable bulgarian restaurant. If you want to try yourself this popular Bulgarian dish, you can by following the recipe below:

Bulgarian Moussaka

What you need:

  • 500gr. chopped meat (pork, beef or mixed)
  • 1 kg potatoes
  • 1 large onion
  • 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1 tbs all purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • Salt, pepper, parsley, savory

How to prepare:

  • Cut the potatoes in squares
  • Chop the onion
  • Mix the onions, potatoes and meat into a baking pot
  • Add the spices and the vegetable oil
  • Cover the ingredients with water
  • Bake in 200 degrees until the potatoes are ready
  • Mix the milk, eggs and flour into a bowl
  • Take the ready moussaka out of the oven and pour over it the milk, eggs and flour mixture
  • Put back in oven and bake until it gets nice red/brown

 Note: for a vegetarian variant substitute the meat with courgettes.


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