Tag Archives: Arabic

Baked Kibbeh

Kibbeh is a very famous Levantine dish made of bulgur, minced onion and finely ground meat with sautéed pine nuts. There are many types of Kibbeh from fried shaped balls or patties, baked, cooked in yogurt sauce, grilled or served raw. … Continue reading

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Baghreer – Moroccan Pancakes

Moroccan Pancake, Crepe or Baghreer is a very tasty home-made pancake and easy to prepare. If you get the right ingredients and the right consistency, you will have the perfect outcome. Baghreer are cooked on only one side. Here is … Continue reading

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Beef Tajine with Onion and Raisins

Moroccan Tajine or Tagine (either way is right) is a dish that contains meat with veggies or fruits. It can be sweet or salty. You can make a chicken, beef or lamb tajine. Usually the beef in the tajine is a … Continue reading

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Chicken Tajine On Coal

Tajine is a very famous dish in Morocco and can be prepared in many ways. One of the types of tajine are chicken and vegetables.  It is historically a Berber dish from North Africa which is named after the type … Continue reading

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Muhallabia (Middle Eastern Pudding)

This is one of my favorite desserts from home. Ingredients:  4 Cups of Milk 1/2 Cup of Sugar 4 Tbsp of Cornstarch 1 Tsp of Flower Water Lemon Zest Toasted Nuts to Garnish  How to Prepare:  In a saucepan, heat … Continue reading

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Brown Lentil and Pasta

A traditional Syrian dish that a friend reminded me of.  It is a very delicious meal with many different flavors. Ingredients: One and a Half Cups of Brown Lentils A box of Tagliatelle Pasta Two Onions One Bushel of Green … Continue reading

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Sheesh Kebab

Another famous Arabic BBQ dish is Sheesh Kebab. Here is the recipe. Ingredients: One Pound of Ground Beef 1/2 Onion 2 Tbsp of Italian Parsley Salt and Pepper How to Prepare: In a mixer, mix the onion and parsley. Season … Continue reading

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Cream of Garlic Dip

Garlic Sauce is usually served with Arabic BBQ and Shawarma. Ingredients: 2 Egg whites 2 Cloves of Garlic Salt 2 Tbsp of Lemon Juice 1/2 Cup of Vegetable Oil How to Prepare: Mix in a blender the egg whites, peeled … Continue reading

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Sheesh Tawook

Today, we had some good friends over for dinner so I decided to make an Arabic BBQ for a change. Here’s the recipe for the famous Sheesh Tawook dish. Ingredients: One Pound of Chicken Breast One Tablespoon of Ground Thyme … Continue reading

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Marinated Chicken Breast Middle Eastern Style

I made this dish the other night as a change from the regular chicken and potato dish.  It has a nice spice to it. You can marinate it over night or at least four hours before baking.  Ingredients: One pound … Continue reading

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