arabic food dishes


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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. Here is our Chef’s recipe of preparing a…

Lebanese Grilled Chicken

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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.

4 pieces of chicken (breast or leg quarters with skin)
1/2 cup of lemon juice…

Lebanese Chicken Shawarma

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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 shawarma. The best part of the shawarma …

Mutton Stew – Slow Cooker

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A simple mutton stew adapted from an Arabic dish – Al Marqoq – to suit the slow cooker cooking style. I have used my homemade Gulf Spice Powder (Ibzar) that gives the stew a taste distinct from our usual curries. You can replace lamb with chicken and add vegetables of your choice.

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Potatoes in Tahini Sauce

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Tahini is a paste made from ground sesame seeds. Famous with the Greeks and Arabs alike, tahini is an important ingredient in a hummus recipe. It is easy to prepare the tahini sauce. All you need is toasted sesame seeds and olive oil. and this tahini recipe is with a twist. The pungent flavor of …