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A cuisine from the Gulf region, 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. Broken wheat is used to make a traditional salad called Tabbouleh, which is healthy and at the same time very tasty as well. 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
21 Jan 10
Baba Ganoush by Tarla Dalal
Lebanon has a few favorites amongst the vegetable group and brinjal is one of them. It is so relished that apart from being grilled and served as main course, the vegetable is also ground to a paste and converted to a delicious dip. This dip can easily be termed as an uncooked version of our baingan ....
21 Jan 10
Tahini Dip ( Dip Recipe ) 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.
28 Jun 16
Ayran, Turkish Yoghurt Drink, Lebanese Curd Drink 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 ....
28 Mar 17
Shatta , Lebanese Red Chutney by Tarla Dalal
Here’s a fiery accompaniment that will warm your taste buds and shake awake your senses! The Shatta is a Lebanese
chutney, made of red chillies and garlic with a tinge of lemon, which helps to balance as well as highlight the pungency of the chutney.
The Sh ....
21 Jan 10
Pickled Vegetables by Tarla Dalal
A spicy and sour accompaniment to mezze dishes. The vegetables compliment many a bland dishes served as mezze.
26 Jun 17
Falafel, Lebanese Falafel Stuffed in Pita Bread 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 w ....
11 Mar 17
Spicy Garlic Hummus 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 ....
29 Jan 17
Tzatziki Dip, Lebanese Hung Curd and Cucumber Dip 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 ....
26 Dec 16
11 Jun 12
Broken Wheat Salad with Chick Peas and Roasted Pepper ( Soups and Salads ) by Tarla Dalal
A hearty mediterranean salad that is quite a meal by itself! broken wheat, boiled chick peas, and roasted colourful peppers come together in this delicious salad. Ensure that the peppers are char-grilled before they are used in the recipe. The vegetable stock gives a nice flavour to the wheat, while ....
10 Jan 17
Tabbouleh, Lebanese Tabbouleh 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 ....
04 Feb 15
Labneh 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 ....
18 Dec 16
Hummus Dip with Tahini Paste 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 ....
18 Dec 16
Tahini Paste, Lebanese Tahini Paste by Tarla Dalal
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 dishes.
It can be used in dips
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