Makaroona Bashamale (Macaroni with Cream Sauce)

One of the most traditional Egyptian dishes and most popular. It’s served in almost every part or gathering and always a crowd favorite.

Makaroona Bashamale (Macaroni with Cream Sauce)

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By OfRecipes Serves: 4
Prep Time: 30 Cooking Time: 1

Ingredients

  • ½ kilo cooked macaroni
  • ¼ kilo Assaj
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1 tsp onion powder (Optional)
  • 1 clove (Optional)
  • Shredded Mozzarella (Optional)
  • 1 beaten egg, for egg wash

Instructions

1

Prepare the macaroni and assaj.

2

Prepare the cream sauce by melting the butter in a saucepan. Add the flour and stir for a minute then gradually add the milk, whisking quickly to dissolve the flour.

3

Add the eggs to the mixture and whisk until it thickens. Season with salt and pepper and turn the heat off.

4

Add the onion powder, clove and a generous sprinkle of shredded mozzarella, and whisk until cheese is melted. Cover and remove the clove before using the bashamale. (Optional)

5

Add a scoop of the sauce to the macaroni and mix it well.

6

Get your baking dish and add a thin layer of the sauce, then a layer of the macaroni, followed by a layer of sauce. Add a layer of assaj, then a layer of macaroni and repeat.

7

Finish off by adding the remaining sauce.

8

Spread the beaten egg over the top. (Skip this if you're going to top it with mozzarella).

9

Add a generous sprinkle of shredded mozzarella on the top. (Optional)

10

Place the baking dish in a preheated oven for 30 minutes or until the top is golden brown.

11

Served with green salad.

 

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