Moussaka from around the world: a recipe from 3 countries

Although history is not established, who is on the menu this dish appeared in the first place, it is considered to be the birthplace of Greece as recipe moussaka in Greek is the most popular.Many Balkan countries have borrowed from Greek moussaka recipe and made the adjustments to your taste.Variations cooking very much, but the general principle remains: alternating layers of vegetables and meat, the dish is filled with sauce and sprinkle with herbs.

offer together with us to try to cook this scrumptious pudding as they do in Turkey, Bulgaria and Moldova.

recipe moussaka in Moldovan

  • lamb - 500 g;
  • cabbage - 1/4 of head;
  • eggplant - 2 pcs .;
  • zucchini - 1 pc .;
  • onions - 2 pcs .;
  • tomatoes - 2 pcs .;
  • sunflower oil - 2 tbsp.L .;
  • cream - Article 1.5 .;
  • garlic - 1 head;
  • black pepper - 7 peas;
  • bay leaf - 3 pcs .;
  • dill - 1 bunch;
  • parsley - 1 bunch;
  • salt to taste.

cabbage cut into strips, the remaining vegetables circles.Meat cut into slices of medium size and slightly beat off.Wide refract

ory pan greased with butter and put it in layers of vegetables and the top layer of meat.Depending on the capacity of the dishes is repeated layers.

All layers salt the flavor and spices.Top moussaka pour sunflower oil and sour cream and bake for an hour in the preheated oven as it should.Ready moussaka sprinkle with herbs and pour the juice from the baking dish. Serve the dish should be no mixing layers , and cutting into equal pieces like a pie.

recipe moussaka in Bulgarian

  • minced meat (beef or mutton) - 700 g;
  • potatoes - 2 kg;
  • carrots - 2 pcs .;
  • tomatoes - 4 pcs .;
  • onion - 2 pcs .;
  • sunflower oil - 70 ml;
  • butter - 50 g;
  • sour milk (yogurt) - 300 ml;
  • eggs - 2 pcs .;
  • flour - 2 tbsp.L .;
  • garlic - 5 cloves;
  • black pepper and red ground, parsley, mascherka, chubritsa salt - taste.

For the sauce with butter fry flour, add sour milk and keep on low heat until thick.Then the sauce cool and combine with beaten eggs.

bases for wash, peel and cut into small slices of potatoes and the other vegetables.Stuffing lightly fried, then alternately connect with vegetables (except potatoes), garlic and spices.Extinguish over medium heat until medium done.On a baking sheet with sides lay deep layers potatoes and minced meat with vegetables, pour a half cup of water and bake for an hour in a preheated oven at 200 ° C oven until complete evaporation of water.Then pour the sauce prepared casserole and bake for about 5-10 minutes until brown.

recipe moussaka Turkish

  • minced meat (chicken, beef or mutton) - 500 g;
  • tomatoes - 2 - 3 pcs .;
  • cauliflower - 1 head;
  • onion - 1 pc .;
  • red sweet pepper - 1 pc .;
  • meat broth - 1 st .;
  • lemon juice - 2 tbsp.L .;
  • olive oil - 4 tbsp.L .;
  • tomato paste - 1 tbsp.L .;
  • garlic - 4 cloves;
  • sweet paprika Ground - 2 hours. L .;
  • spicy paprika Ground - 1 ch. L .;
  • dill - 1 bunch;
  • parsley - 1 bunch;
  • turmeric - 1 ch. L .;
  • ground black pepper and salt - taste.

all vegetables and wash clean.Onions, peppers and tomatoes cut into small slices, garlic and fresh herbs chop.In the olive oil lightly fry the onion and garlic first, then add the ground meat.Stirring, keep on heat for about 6 minutes, then add the lemon juice, tomato paste, tomatoes, greens, all the spices, salt and pepper.Stir, bring to a boil.The upper layer put cauliflower, salted and pre-parsed into florets.For about an hour to extinguish the moussaka on low heat without removing the lid.Cabbage during quenching is necessary to turn one time.Cooked in Turkish moussaka served hot.

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