A traditional Saudi dish is shown here and it’s called motabag (pronounced “mut-thuh-bug”). I’m not sure of the spelling. It starts out as a large very piece of thin filo-type dough. The filling can be practically anything from cheese, to egg, to tuna, to ground beef, etc., which is spread over the center of the dough in a thin layer. Each side is folded over on top of the filling mixture and then it is lightly fried on both sides to a golden brown. It is usually cut into small triangle shapes. Motabag is good for any meal or as a snack.
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