Dip, Recipes, Vegetarian

Mutabbal (Eggplant Dip)

Mutabbal (Eggplant Dip) Ingredients 1 large Eggplant (about 750-850 gms) 2 tbsp Olive Oil 4 tbsp Tahini 2 cloves Garlic, minced ¼ cup Lemon juice To taste Salt & Pepper Instructions Place the eggplant on top of stove or pre-heated (450°C) oven for roasting. Roast the eggplant until the skin is charred and the pulp… Continue reading Mutabbal (Eggplant Dip)

Recipes, Vegetarian

Falafel (Chickpea Balls/Patties)

Falafel (Chickpea Balls/Patties) Ingredients 250 gm Chickpeas, cooked 1 Onion, finely chopped 2-3 cloves Garlic, minced 1 tsp Coriander Powder ½ tsp Red Chili Powder (Optional) 1 tsp Cumin Powder 2-3 tbsp All Purpose Flour 1tbsp Fresh Parsley, finely chopped ½ tbsp Lemon juice 2 tbsp Tahini ½ tsp Baking Powder To taste Salt &… Continue reading Falafel (Chickpea Balls/Patties)

Non-Vegetarian, Recipes

Sayadieh (Fish & Rice)

Sayadieh (Fish & Rice) Ingredients 1 lb White Fish fillets 2 large Onions, sliced 2 cups Basmati Rice 5 cups hot water 1 tsp Turmeric Powder ½ tsp Cumin Powder 1 tsp Coriander Powder ¼ tsp Cinnamon Powder To taste Salt & Pepper As required Extra Virgin Olive Oil Instructions Set the deep pan over… Continue reading Sayadieh (Fish & Rice)

Non-Vegetarian, Recipes


Kibbeh Ingredients Shell ½ cup Bulgur wheat ½ lb ground beef or lamb ½ Onion, coarsely chopped ½ tsp Cumin Salt & Pepper 1 ltr Cooking oil (for frying) Stuffing 1 tbsp Olive Oil 1 Onion, finely chopped 125 gm ground beef or lamb 2 tbsp Pine nuts, lightly toasted To taste Salt & Pepper… Continue reading Kibbeh

Recipes, Salad, Vegetarian


Tabouleh Ingredients ¾ cup Bulgar wheat 3 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 cups flat leafed Parsley, finely chopped 1 cup Mint, finely chopped 2 medium Tomatoes, seeded & diced 1 cup Cucumber, peeled, seeded & chopped ¼ cup fresh Lemon juice ½ tsp Cumin 1 tsp Salt ½ tsp Pepper Instructions Pour 2 cups… Continue reading Tabouleh

Recipes, Vegetarian


Hummus Ingredients ½ cup Tahini To taste Lemon juice 1 can Chick Pea 1 tsp Salt Olive Oil 2 cloves Garlic, crushed Spices (optional) Instructions Put 1 can of chick peas into the blender. Add crushed garlic. If you want it spicy, then you can add more. Add the tahini. Tahini is ground sesame seeds.… Continue reading Hummus