Try out this amazing Maltese dish and impress your family and friends


  • 300g long grain rice
  • 200g minced pork
  • 200 g minced beef
  • 4 rashers bacon
  • 200g ricotta
  • 4 eggs well beaten
  • 200g tomato pulp (you can use fresh tomatoes
    the taste would be even better!)
  • 100g Kunserva (tomato paste)
  • 1tsp sugar
  • 2 medium sized onions (chopped)
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 75g parmesan cheese
  • 100grms Rikotta (optional)


  1. In a pot, fry the onions with some olive oil till translucent, add
  2. bacon, and mince. Mix well so that meat cooks evenly, Add
  3. tomato pulp, kunserva, salt and pepper to taste and sugar.
  4. Cook sauce for about 20 mins on low heat.
  5. In a separate pot boil rice, drain and put back in empty pot,
  6. mix with cooked sauce Add ¾ of the beaten eggs with
  7. rice and sauce and mix well.Pour the rice into a greased baking dish, and pour evenly the remaining eggs on top.

  8. Bake in a hot oven until top becomes golden brown for
  9. around 30 mins.