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Last Updated : Nov 06,2019



लॅबनीस् शाकाहारी व्यंजन - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Lebanese recipes in Hindi)
લેબેનીસ્ વ્યંજન, શાકાહારી લેબનીઝ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Lebanese recipes in Gujarati)

Lebanese Recipes, Vegetarian Lebanese Recipe

Lebanese Recipes. Vegetarian Lebanese Recipes. A cuisine from the Mediterranean, Lebanese food is unique, with different types of breads, accompaniments, and so on. It uses a lot of starchy ingredients, veggies, whole grains and fruits, not to forget olive oil and garlic. One of the most famous Lebanese dishes is Hummus, a unique accompaniment, which is enjoyed with Pita Bread, Falafel, Fattoush, etc.

Dates being common in that region, it is used in not only desserts like Chocolate and Date Mousse, but also in some savoury dishes like Date and Rice Pilaf. Lebanese cuisine also has some traditional sweets like Baklava, making which is an art that requires practice! The section provides you an opportunity to browse and learn to make innumerable Lebanese dishes.

If you master basic Lebanese recipes like the tahini paste or the Baharat (Lebanese spice mix) we are sure you will be able to whip up an array of delights like a pro chef.

Lebanese Dips

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Dips and Falafel with an array of Lebanese breads are all-time favorites, enjoyed by people of all nationalities. Garlicky dips, especially the Hummus made with Kabuli chana, are quite popular. You can even make myriad of hummus by adding or substituting ingredients. Here are some of my favorite hummus recipes :

1. Tandoori Hummus

2. Black bean Hummus

3. Herbed Hummus

Apart from hummus, there is Baba Ganoush, made by combining roasted brinjals with olive oil, garlic, tahini paste and lemon juice. The Tzatziki Dip is a curd-based dip made with hung curds and cucumber, flavoured with garlic and dill leaves.

Shatta, often eaten with appetizers, is a simple dip made with coriander, garlic and herbs. It is also served atop salads and served with breads and starters.

Lebanese breads

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The whole wheat pita bread are similar to Indian roti. Just that they are made using yeast so, they get fluffy on baking. When cut into two, these oblong breads are opened to make pita pockets. Pita pockets can be stuffed with various ingredients like hummus, pickled vegetables, falafel etc,. to make wholesome starters.

You can even cut pita bread into long strips, brush with herbed butter and bake them to make lip-smacking Herbed Pita Strips . Lavash is another Mediterranean delight made by baking plain flour triangles till crisp.

Vegetarian Lebanese Recipes, Appetizers

Apart from kebabs being popular appetizers, the Mediterranean mezze platter is one of the popular dish. It consists of various dips, breads, pickled vegetables, olives, etc. Also, Sambousek which are similar to Indian samosa but, stuffed with meat are famous appetizers. We have come up with a vegetarian version, try the Spinach and Cheese Sambousek, that are extremely delicious and easy to make.

Appetizers like Spinach Tahini Wraps and Paneer and Broken Wheat Patties in Whole Wheat Pita Pocket are healthy. You can munch upon them guilt-free.

Vegetarian Lebanese Recipes, Maincourse

Lebanese cuisine has varied dishes to offer, across all the courses of a meal. For vegetarians, main course consists of stew/curry along with pita bread and rice. The rice dishes make use of rich ingredients like saffron. Served with Mixed Vegetable Curry, the Saffron Rice offers an exquisite experience, which you will relish and remember forever. Broken wheat is used to make a traditional salad called Tabbouleh, which is healthy and at the same time very tasty as well.

Small pieces of pita bread are also added to dishes like the fattoush salad, mixed vegetable curry to perk up the texture.

The Lebanese repertoire also has some traditional desserts like Baklava, and unique beverages like the Apple Tea and Ayran.

Lebanese cuisine is popular because you can easily replicate the recipes at home. The ingredients used are common and readily available.

Happy Cooking!

Enjoy our Lebanese Vegetarian Recipes and other Lebanese Recipes articles below.


18 Lebanese Appetizers Recipes
Lebanese Basic Recipes
Lebanese Beverages Recipes
Lebanese Breads Recipes
Lebanese Desserts Recipes
27 Lebanese Dips Recipes
Lebanese Rice Delicacies Recipes
14 Lebanese Salads Recipes
Lebanese Soups Recipes
Lebanese Vegetables Recipes


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Paneer Pita Pockets
Recipe# 32962
12 Oct 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
paneer pita pocket recipe | paneer in whole wheat pita pocket | cottage cheese pita pockets | with 38 amazing pictures Looking for something different and unique for a party s ....
Zucchini and Carrot Clear Soup
Recipe# 22591
28 Aug 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Well now this is not the usual vegetable soup that you make often for your family. The way of preparation remains unchanged but ingredients used are quite different. Vegetables used are only zucchini and carrots while the baharat powder completely alters the taste of this soup.
Tahini Paste, Lebanese Tahini Paste
Recipe# 22577
16 Aug 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This homemade authentic Tahini Paste is so easy to make. A very flavourful and aromatic paste of sesame seeds and olive oil seasoned with salt, the Tahini Paste is a valuable addition to several Lebanese di ....
Hummus, Lebanese Dip
Recipe# 22719
24 Jul 19

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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 ve ....
Pita Sticks with Sun Dried Tomato Hummus
Recipe# 40882
14 Jun 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This recipe shows you how to make a tangy variant of hummus that combines chick peas with sun-dried tomatoes, curds and other flavour enhancing ingredients. This unusual hummus tastes fabulous with crispy, deep-fried pita bread strips. Serve the Pita Sticks with Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus as a
Arabic Salad
Recipe# 22594
21 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The salad is traditionally flavoured with sumac powder, which is a Middle Eastern spice made from the berries of the sumac bush. The powder has a tart flavour thus we have substituted it with pomegranate powder and lemon juice. It is worth hunting down if you possibly can. But the salad is equally d ....
Lavash
Recipe# 22702
29 Apr 19

 
 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 ....
Lebanese Garlic Sauce
Recipe# 22579
21 Nov 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Lebanese garlic sauce recipe | eggless Lebanese garlic sauce | Toum | with 8 amazing images. TraditionalLebanese garlic sauce uses egg whites but we have converted it to an
Hummus with Tahini
Recipe# 33601
Today

 
 by Tarla Dalal
hummus with tahini paste recipe | authentic hummus | Lebanese hummus | with amazing 19 images. While we commonly make quick and easy versions of hummus with chickpeas, garlic and curds, th ....
Spinach Tahini Wraps ( Nutritious Recipe For Pregnancy)
Recipe# 22444
12 Feb 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Build your iron stores with these spinach, lettuce and sesame seed wraps and ensure your baby's blood cells and hemoglobin are developing the way they should. Simple to make, the wraps combine flavour and taste in one healthy package.
Spicy Garlic Hummus
Recipe# 41552
01 Jul 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Hummus is an ever-popular Mediterranean dip made of chick peas, garlic, olive oil and other ingredients. This is a spicy variant of the same, spiked up with red chilli paste. Curd gives the Spicy Garlic Hummus a creamy texture and tangy flavour, which complements the other ingredients beautifull ....
Labneh
Recipe# 22723
04 Feb 15

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 by Tarla Dalal
Labneh is a popular mezze dish, and serves as an interesting alternative to sour cream or cream cheese. Made from hung curds and seasoned with garlic, the pungent dip tastes great when spread on bread, lavash, or fresh pita. It has a prominent presence on the breakfast table, in Middle Eastern house ....
Apple Tea, Lebanese Apple Tea
Recipe# 22612
24 May 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Here is a zesty cuppa from Lebanon! Apple tea is a unique beverage made by infusing green tea with cinnamon and stewed apples. A squeeze of lemon added while stewing the apples gives the drink a tangy twist, making it very appealing to the taste buds. This drink has a unique taste, which is s ....
Baba Ganoush
Recipe# 22576
21 Jan 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Looking for a warmly flavoured dip to enjoy with bread or veggie sticks? Go for this Lebanese delight without a second thought! Baba Ganoush is an incredible dip of roasted brinjals flavoured with garlic and cumin, and perked up with a tou ....
Falafel, Lebanese Falafel Stuffed in Pita Bread
Recipe# 22573
08 Oct 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
falafel recipe | Lebanese falafel | Lebanese falafel stuffed in pita bread | homemade falafel in pita bread | with 41 amazing photos Falafel is a middle eastern d ....
Zucchini Rollups
Recipe# 42559
31 Aug 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Zucchini Rollups is an awesome cold starter, where the creaminess of feta cheese is interspersed with a burst of basil! This starter requires no cooking and is quite easy to make. It owes its success to the attractive presentation and the exciting mix of natural flavours, including the creamines ....
Pita Bread, Lebanese Whole Wheat Pita Bread
Recipe# 22571
30 Sep 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
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 dis ....
Tzatziki Dip, Lebanese Hung Curd and Cucumber Dip
Recipe# 41427
01 Nov 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
This dip is as unique and exciting as its name! The Tzatziki Dip is a Lebanese dip made with hung curds and cucumber, flavoured with garlic and dill leaves. The peppy taste of this dip makes it a great accompaniment for pita bread. Although no cream is used ....
Falafel
Recipe# 6511
07 Jul 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A delicious main course: Crisp patties made of channa, cabbage, carrots and capsicum are served atop fresh pita bread pockets and garnished with a chopped tomato and curd-garlic-spring onion dressing. Tuck-in!
Lavash (  Lebanese)
Recipe# 22574
21 Jan 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Lavash is a crisp bread resembling the Indian khakra. It is made with Maida and topped with roasted sesame seeds and poppy seeds.
Saffron Rice, Kesar Chawal
Recipe# 22597
21 Jan 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
The very mention of saffron brings to mind a royal experience, and indeed, this recipe maintains that reputation! Rice is flavoured aesthetically with saffron and rose water, and perked up with an assortment of dried fruits and nuts. Served with Mixed Vegetable Curry, the Saffron Rice offers a ....
Chocolate and Date Mousse
Recipe# 22609
21 Jan 10

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by Tarla Dalal
An elegant dessert ready in minutes! The chocolate and date mousse is a brilliant combination of streams of dark chocolate and dates streaked with whipped cream and dotted with chopped dates and walnuts. You will love the sweet creamy feel of this mousse, well balanced by the crunchy walnuts in ever ....
Tabbouleh, Lebanese Tabbouleh
Recipe# 22587
27 Jan 19

 
 
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 ....
Fattoush,  Lebanese Salad
Recipe# 22586
31 Aug 19

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by Tarla Dalal
fattoush salad | middle eastern fattoush salad | vegetarian fattoush salad | lebanese fattoush salad | with 21 amazing step by step recipes and video. Fattoush is ....
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