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Lebanese Vegetarian recipes


Last Updated : Jun 20,2021



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

Lebanese Vegetarian recipes | Lebanese veg food | Lebanese dishes |

Lebanese Vegetarian recipes | Lebanese veg food | Lebanese dishes | 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. Spinach hummus with cucumber sticks

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 | Lebanese veg food | Lebanese dishes | and other Lebanese Recipes articles below.


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Hummus, Lebanese Dip
Recipe# 22719
10 May 21

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 by Tarla Dalal
Hummus recipe | Lebanese dip | Indian style hummus | healthy hummus dip | with amazing images. I have been making hummus Lebanese dip in my Indian kitchen for ove ....
Tahini Paste, Lebanese Tahini Paste
Recipe# 22577
19 Apr 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
tahini paste recipe | Lebanese tahini paste | Indian style tahini paste | with 11 amazing images. This homemade authentic Tahini Paste is so easy to make. A very flavourful and aromatic p ....
Lavash
Recipe# 22702
09 Apr 21

 
 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 ....
Ayran, Turkish Yoghurt Drink, Lebanese Curd Drink
Recipe# 22614
13 Apr 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Ayran recipe | Turkish yoghurt drink | healthy Ayran drink for weight loss | with 12 amazing images. Ayran recipe | Turkish yoghurt drink | he ....
Spicy Garlic Hummus
Recipe# 41552
24 Feb 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
spicy garlic hummus recipe | spicy garlic hummus without tahini | Indian style spicy garlic hummus | healthy garlic hummus | with amazing 16 images. Spicy garlic hummus ....
Broken Wheat Salad with Chick Peas and Roasted Pepper ( Soups and Salads )
Recipe# 33997
10 Feb 21

 
 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 ....
Apple Tea, Lebanese Apple Tea
Recipe# 22612
26 Mar 21

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
apple tea recipe | Lebanese apple tea | apple cinnamon tea | hot apple tea | with 14 amazing images. apple tea recipe | Lebanese apple tea
Shatta , Lebanese Red Chutney
Recipe# 41605
11 Mar 21

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
shatta recipe | Lebanese red chutney | red garlic chutney for pita bread | how to make shatta | with 14 amazing images. shatta recipe | Lebane ....
Spinach Tahini Wraps ( Nutritious Recipe for Pregnancy)
Recipe# 22444
08 Mar 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
spinach tahini wrap recipe | healthy spinach wrap Indian style | spinach wrap with tahini spread | healthy spinach roll | healthy recipe for pregnancy |
Tomato Vermicelli Soup
Recipe# 22590
08 Jan 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Who doesn't love tomatoes? Yes, this cuisine also has its own version of tomato soup which has an addition of thin noodles. Quick to prepare, the soup is seasoned with freshly ground pepper that makes it ideal for winter
Baba Ganoush
Recipe# 22576
19 Apr 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
baba ganoush recipe | roasted Indian eggplant dip | baba ganoush Lebanese recipe | with 22 amazing images. baba ganoush is a Middle Eastern style creamy dip most enjoyed for its flavour and ....
Pita Bread, Lebanese Whole Wheat Pita Bread
Recipe# 22571
02 Nov 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
pita bread recipe | Indian style pita bread | healthy whole wheat pita bread | pita bread on tava | with 22 amazing images. pita bread is a famous Lebanese fl ....
Tahini Dip, Lebanese Tahini Sauce
Recipe# 22575
16 Oct 20

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by Tarla Dalal
tahini dip recipe | tahini sauce | how to make tahini | tahini yoghurt dip | with 17 amazing images. tahini dip recipe | tahini sauce | ....
Muhhamarra (  Lebanese)
Recipe# 22582
16 Oct 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
This spicy, nutty walnut and red chilli paste that is a little like humus in texture. It makes an unusual dip.
Falafel, Lebanese Falafel Stuffed in Pita Bread
Recipe# 22573
05 Jun 21

  This recipe has an associated video
 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 ....
Baklava
Recipe# 6512
18 Jun 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A rich mixture of walnuts, figs, apricots, dates, honey and cinnamon is filled into rectangular samosa patti strips and sealed with a cornflour paste and deep-fried. Drizzle generously with honey and serve these sticky baklavas hot!
Tzatziki Dip, Lebanese Hung Curd and Cucumber Dip
Recipe# 41427
25 May 20

  This recipe has an associated video
 by Tarla Dalal
Tzatziki dip recipe | healthy Lebanese tzatziki dip | Lebanese hung curd and cucumber dip | Indian style tzatziki dip | with amazing 10 images. The Tzatziki Dip ....
Lebanese Garlic Sauce
Recipe# 22579
07 Feb 21

 
 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
Mini Low-cal Pita Pockets  ( Healthy Starter Recipe )
Recipe# 35015
04 Apr 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Pockets of joy to pep up your parties! pita bread made with whole wheat flour and filled with chickpeas patties are teamed up with healthy bread mayonnaise and veggies for a wholesome, low-cal experience. While regular pita pockets contain approximately 250 calories, these contain only 123 each.
Zucchini and Carrot Clear Soup
Recipe# 22591
01 Feb 21

 
 
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.
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 ....
Hummus with Tahini
Recipe# 33601
07 Apr 21

 
 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 ....
Labneh
Recipe# 22723
04 Feb 15

  This recipe has an associated video
 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 ....
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