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 10 Best Lebanese Recipes





A Taste of Lebanese Cuisine

Lebanese cuisine, once considered exotic and premium, is now available in plenty and enjoyed by all. Dips and Falafel are all-time favourites, enjoyed by people of all nationalities. Garlicky dips, especially the Hummus made with chickpeas, are quite popular, and so are the sumptuous and unique salads and breads.

Lebanese cuisine uses a lot of starchy ingredients, veggies, whole grains and fruits, not to forget olive oil and garlic. Dates being common in that region, it is used frequently not just desserts but also savory dishes. Lebanese salads also contain ingredients like broken wheat, which makes them sumptuous enough to be a small meal. From snacks like the Lebanese Roll and Falafel , to dips like the Red Capsicum and Walnut Dip and the Tzatziki Dip, salads like Tabbouleh and breads like Pita Bread, Lebanese cuisine has varied dishes to offer, across all the courses of a meal. The Lebanese repertoire also has some traditional sweets like Baklava, and unique beverages like the Apple Tea and Ayraan.

Lebanese cuisine is popular as it can be easily prepared at home. The methods are simple and the ingredients are also commonly available, so you don’t have to think twice before picking a Lebanese dish to prepare today. If you have decided that is what you are going to do, then these recipes will give you quite a few interesting choices to pick from. Happy Cooking!


Top 10 Lebanese Food

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 by Tarla Dalal
An all-time favourite Lebanese dish, Falafel can classify as a sumptuous snack or a meal in its own right depending on when you have it! Here, unleavened pita bread is lined with tongue-tickling garlic chutney, topped with a tangy curd dressing and packed with scrumptious deep-fried ‘bullets’ made o ....
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 by Tarla Dalal
Delectably different, Fattoush is a Lebanese salad made by combining toasted and chopped pita bread with the choicest of veggies and herbs. The texture of this salad is truly out-of-the-world, as it combines the crispiness of toasted bread with the juicy ....
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 by Tarla Dalal
Tabbouleh is a popular Middle Eastern vegetarian recipe, made by tossing together veggies like tomatoes and onions with herbs and lemon juice. A seasoning of freshly ground black pepper enhances the flavours of all the other ingredients making this salad super tasty. Sometimes, cooked broken whe ....
A popular bread from Mediterranean cuisine, Pita Bread can be had as it is with Hummus or used to make tasty dishes like Falafel . Take care to disso ....
The Red Capsicum and Walnut Dip is a delight to put on the table, because of its vibrant colour, mind-blowing flavour and exquisite texture. Red capsicum adds spicy notes to this tasty dip, while walnut improves the texture and gives an exotic flavour too. Bread crumbs are added to stabilise the dip ....
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 by Tarla Dalal
Hummus, the famous traditional Lebanese spread, has a creamy chickpea texture. It tastes fantastic when served as apart of a mezze platter with Pita Bread or vege ....
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 by Tarla Dalal
An inseparable part of lebanese cuisine, tahini basically means a paste of roasted sesame seeds. The paste is widely used to make salad dressings, dips and sauces. In the given recipe it is combined with curds which results in a unique bitter-sour product.
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 by Tarla Dalal
We always gain a deep satisfaction from preparing exotic, international foods in our own kitchen, isn’t it? Here is your chance to make Lavash, the all-time Mediterranean favourite. With mild scents of olive oil and the strong aroma of toasted sesame, Lavash is a bread par excellence. Bake them fres ....
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 by Tarla Dalal
Muhhamarra means ‘reddened’ in Arabic, and that hints at the nature of this recipe. Hailing from Syria, Muhhamarra is typically a hot and spicy dip made with dry red chillies. Here, we have modified the recipe to moderate the spiciness, so it would appeal to all. In this version, walnuts, garlic and ....
The Middle Eastern name for this dip is Baba Ganoush which is eaten with warm pita bread as an appetiser or a snack. While may not sound very appetising to have a brinjal dip…, trust me you will not even realize that you are eating brinjal. Brinjals are a rich source of iron which is an important co ....
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