Category: Arabian Recipes

Katayef – Lebanese Stuffed Pancakes

Katayef – Lebanese Stuffed Pancakes

Katayef or Atayef are stuffed pancakes originating from the Middle East and Mediterranean regions. Katayef is a famous dessert with a rich filling of cream or custard with nut and is traditionally served in Ramadan. Katayef is similar to the usual pancakes, except that it […]

Tzatziki Sauce – A Greek Dip

Tzatziki Sauce – A Greek Dip

Tzatziki sauce is a Greek sauce served with grilled meats or it is served as mezze beside other mezzes and meals. Tzatziki is made of strained yogurt mixed with cucumbers, garlic, salt, olive oil, and sometimes lemon juice, and dill or mint or parsley.[4] Tzatziki is always served cold. Tzatziki sauce is one of the main ingredients […]

Lebanese Grilled Chicken

Lebanese Grilled Chicken

One of the dishes that is on “I love” menu of non-vegetarians is grilled chicken. After chicken tandoori, and BBQ chicken, here is the Arabic and Lebanese grilled chicken – straight from the Middle East. Ingredients: 4 pieces of chicken (breast or leg quarters with […]

Moroccan Chicken Tagine

Moroccan Chicken Tagine

When we hear Morocco, the first thing that comes to our minds is olive and couscous. Moroccan recipes use spices that are also used in many Indian recipes – cinnamon, cumin, paprika, turmeric, and ginger. Some of the famous Moroccan dishes are tagine, tanjia, and […]

Shish Tawook / Skewered Kebabs

Shish Tawook / Skewered Kebabs

Shish Tawook or Shish Taouk is a popular dish of Turkish and Arabic cuisine. Over time, Shish Tawook has gained popularity in other regions like India and Pakistan. As is in most grill and barbecue recipes, marination is important to make shish taouk. Ingredients: 4 […]

Kabsa

Kabsa

Kabsa, or machboos, as is called in many Gulf regions, is a scrumptious combination of spices, meat, and rice. In some versions of the Kabsa, vegetables are also used. It would remind you of the Indian biryani. The biryani is derived from the Arabic Kabsa. […]

Harira

Harira

Harira is a popular Ramadan dish from the Moroccan cuisine. Harira can be vegetarian or non-vegetarian. You can simply prepare a vegetable broth instead of using meat. Moroccans usually include Harira in their iftar. Rich in nutrition with meat, lentils, and herbs, Harira provides the […]

Cheese Samosa

Cheese Samosa

Present these cheese samosas to food lovers and they are over in a minute! A heavenly combination of crispiness and melted cheese. Cheese samosa is a famous iftar recipe as well. The tricky part of preparing this is the duration of frying the samosas. The […]

Dates and Rice Pudding

Dates and Rice Pudding

Dates are easily digestible and furnish the body with required energy for physical activities in about half an hour. Dates are rich in natural fibres, potassium, and magnesium. During Ramadan, date recipes are ideal to start iftar ( breaking fast), as the body requires energy […]

Lebanese Chicken Shawarma

Lebanese Chicken Shawarma

Shawarma is Middle East’s favorite fast food. Shawarma has many versions and can be made with a variety of ingredients and kinds of meat. Chicken shawarma is by far the ‘most wanted’ by lovers of Arabic food. Fairly latest version of shawarma is the spicy […]