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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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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
Herbed Cucumber Slices ( Healthy Starter Recipe )
Recipe# 34735
05 Nov 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
The all-time favourite indian cooler, cucumber, is topped with flavoured lebanese hummus. An innovative and irresistible way to relish the healthy cucumber, this snack can be had at any time of the day.
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 ....
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 ....
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 ....
Tahini Dip
Recipe# 531
11 Sep 19

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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 dip.
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 ....
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 ....
Orange Sesame Tabbouleh
Recipe# 5607
08 Aug 19

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by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Vitamin C rich orange and parsley helps to absorb iron (required for supplying blood to your skin) from bulgur wheat and sesame seeds.
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 ....
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 ....
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
Tahini Dip ( Dip Recipe )
Recipe# 22575
13 Jun 19

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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,
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 ....
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 ....
Hummus Dip with Tahini Paste
Recipe# 33601
05 Mar 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
While we commonly make quick and easy versions of hummus with chickpeas, garlic and curds, this is a slightly more elaborate hummus dip enhanced with tahini paste. This authentic recipe has a rich mouth-feel and really strong flavour. Apart from the exciting flavour of tahini paste, the strong t ....
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.
Orange Tabbouleh, Healthy Orange Tabbouleh
Recipe# 3461
09 Feb 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Bulgur (which is often referred to as broken wheat or dalia) is the healthiest form of wheat available. The most important nutrient retained by this cereal form is fibre, that makes it a low glycemic index food and helps to prevent a quick rise in blood sugar levels. In contrast, wheat products like ....
Ayran, Turkish Yoghurt Drink, Lebanese Curd Drink
Recipe# 22614
04 Feb 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Ayran is a rejuvenating yoghurt-based drink, very popular in the Middle Eastern Regions, especially Lebanon and Syria. You will be surprised to see that milk and yoghurt are combined with garlic to make Ayran. However, the proportion of ingredients is such that it gives this drink a very soothi ....
Toasted Hummus Sandwich with Vegetables
Recipe# 41312
04 Feb 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
A famous dip from the Middle East, Hummus features an amazing combo of chickpeas, garlic and curds. It has a nice texture, a bit of tang and a pungent taste, which are enhanced further in this recipe, by adding crunchy veggies, cheese, and a dash of herbs and spices. This multi-textured and ....
Tabbouleh ( Burgers and Smoothies Recipe)
Recipe# 36318
30 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Tabbouleh is a lebanese salad that goes very well with the falafel burger. The middle-eastern influence governing both recipes ensures that the platter is picture-perfect. Parsley and mint are the key herbs featuring in this appealing salad, while broken wheat is another signature ingredient. Just t ....
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 ....
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 ....
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