Matzah brei is a Jewish dish, which is commonly made at Passover. Read on to find matzo brei recipe and know how to make it.
Matzah brei, also known as fried matzo, is a Jewish dish made from matzah, fried with eggs. Usually, the dry matzah is soaked in water or milk to soften it. Then, it is broken into pieces and mixed with eggs, to be finally fried in butter. Matzah brei can be shaped into cake, frittata, or can be broken up and cooked like scrambled eggs. The dish can also be combined with meat and other foods. It can be topped with sauces, such as apple sauce, salsa or preserves. Some people also eat matzo brei with sugar syrup and jelly. It is a very common dish at Passover, cooked extensively in Jewish households. Below given is the recipe to cook matzah brei. Read on how to make it.
Matzah Brei Recipe
- 4 Matzahs
- 4 Eggs
- 1/2 cup Milk
- Salt (to taste)
- White Pepper (to taste)
- 3 tbsp Butter
- Break the Matzah into small pieces. Soak them in water in a large bowl. Remove from water, when they are soft, but not soggy. Drain well.
- Beat the eggs with milk, salt and pepper in a separate bowl. Add matzo and blend together.
- Now, melt butter in a large skillet placed over medium heat. Add the egg mixture. Cook over medium heat.
- When the eggs appear to thicken and become brown in color, use a wide spatula to stir from the bottom, while keeping the matzah in large scrambled pieces.
- You can also cook the egg-matzah mixture as a large omelet, browning it on both sides.
- Serve the matzah brei in a serving dish.
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