Try one of an acclaimed author's favourite dishes.


  • 7 eggs
  • 1 tsp cardamom
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp salt
  • a teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tblsp all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 0.5 cup fresh chives (chopped)
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 cup fresh parsley (chopped)
  • 1 cup fresh dill (chopped)
  • 1 stick unsalted butter


  • Whisk eggs in a bowl. Add cardamom, cumin, salt, pepper, flour, and baking powder. Whisk until well mixed.
  • Add all herbs.
  • Mix once more.
  • Heat butter in a medium-size, deep frying pan. Pour in egg and herb mixture, immediately lower heat, and cover.
  • Cook for 20 minutes, or until kuku solidifies.
  • Replace the lid with a large plate or platter, making sure it covers the pan completely.
  • Flip the kuku over and slide it back into the pan.
  • Cook the other side fro 20 minutes on low heat.
  • Eat with yogurt and cucumber dip.