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picture of recipeRice With Onion Mashkoul) Recipe
butter,    onion,    salt,    rice,    water,    ghee
A good and simple flavoured Gulf Arabian rice dish which is standard accompaniment to most Gulf meals. Good with Recipe #372093 or Recipe #418079 among others. This dish may be made into yellow rice b...

picture of recipeSweet Coffee From The Arabian Gulf States Qahwat Al-Hilo) Recipe
saffron,    cardamom,    sugar,    water
Sweet and Yummy. This is actually a spice infusion, and though called a coffee, there is no coffee in it. From The Complete Middle East Cookbook By Tess Mallos.
1   Bruise cardamom pods by hitting with...

picture of recipeQishr - Yemeni Ginger Coffee Recipe
dried ginger,    sugar,    coffee,    water
A very different kind of coffee to what many of us are used to! Qishr is a traditional spiced coffee drunk in Yemen. Drink in small coffee cups such as espresso cups or as we call them in Arabic ...

picture of recipeFinjan Erfeh - Saudi Spicy Tea Recipe
anise,    honey,    sugar,    lemon juice,    black tea,    water
Taken from Posted for ZWT 6
1   In a small saucepan, combine all ingredients, except tea, and bring to a boil. Allow to simmer for three minutes. Strain.   2   Pour liquid into a tea pot a...

picture of recipeAdas Bil Hamod - Lentils With Lemon Juice Recipe
pepper,    coriander,    lentil,    potato,    garlic,    salt,    lemon juice,    water,    flour
From One Thousand And One Delights by Nahda Salah. Posted for Zaar World Tour II.
1   Boil lentils in water for 15 minutes. Add the potatoes and continue cooking till lentils are tender, approximately ...

picture of recipeCardamom Infused Chicken With Rice Saleek) Recipe
chicken,    cardamom,    salt,    rice,    milk,    water,    ghee
This dish is my ultimate comfort food. It's commonly eaten in winter and during the month of Ramadan for the pre-dawn breakfast, but for me it's a regular at least 2 or 3 times a month. Its al...

picture of recipeSaudi Carrot Basmati Rice Zainab's Mom's) Recipe
kabsa spice mix,    chicken stock,    pine nut,    pepper,    carrot,    salt,    rice
I give this 5 stars. It's very delicious and a nice colourful presentation. I serve this along with a small whole roasted chicken and a fresh salad. Modified from

picture of recipeRose Water And Cardamom Custard Recipe
custard,    pistachio,    cardamom,    sugar,    rose syrup,    whipped cream,    milk
A traditional custard eaten in Saudi and neighbouring Gulf countries.
1   Mix custard powder with 1/2 cup of milk until smooth.   2   Add 3.5 cups of milk, cardamom and sugar into a saucepan.   3   Bring t...

picture of recipeDubai Lemonade Recipe
mint,    lemon,    sugar,    ice
I was reading about this refreshing drink and not having had it, and needing some drinks for na* me game, here we go. It is a blender drink without alcohol.
1   The directions were to blend this until ...

picture of recipeArabic Samboosak Recipe
ground lamb,    ground beef,    corn oil,    pepper,    cumin,    onion,    eggs,    salt,    baking powder,    sugar,    milk,    flour
This is based on a recipe from the link, which I made after attempting recipe #173583 for the Aussie Recipe Swap #12. At the time, the recipe I had atte...

picture of recipeGarlic Herb Marinade For Shrimp Gluten Free) Recipe
red pepper,    olive oil,    pepper,    parsley,    mint,    lemon,    garlic,    shrimp,    salt,    honey,    brown sugar,    lemon juice
I designed this delicious sounding dish For the Fish Seafood Forum Wild Card, Mixing Pot Challenge ZWT6.
1   Mix all ingredients except the lemon wedges & parsley springs in a zip-lock bag.   2   Mar...

picture of recipeCardamom-Flavored Fruit Salad Salatat Al-Fawaakih) Recipe
cardamom,    tangerine,    orange,    raisin,    cantaloupe melon,    apple,    honey,    orange juice,    lemon juice,    water
From: Classic Vegetarian Cooking from the Middle East North Africa-Arabian Gulf. This is the BEST fruit salad my husband or I have ever tried! It's easy, healthy, refreshing and WONDERFUL. You hav...

picture of recipeTraditional Bahraini Muhammar - Sweet Rice Dish Recipe
butter,    saffron,    cloves,    cinnamon,    cardamom,    salt,    rice,    sugar,    rose syrup,    ghee
This is one of the most famous Bahraini dishes. It is a sweet rice dish which is typically served with fish. I just wanted to add: this recipe calls for 6 cloves, HOWEVER, I think it REALLY ONLY NEEDS...

picture of recipeClassic Arabian Kabsa Spice Mix From The Spice Route Recipe
dried lime,    saffron,    pomegranate seed,    pepper,    fennel seeds,    coriander seed,    cumin,    cardamom
1   Grind all the whole spices and saffron threads together, then add the promegranate powder, mix well. (If using the dried limes, add them to the intial grinding procedure.).   2   Decant into an airti...

picture of recipeChocolate Hazelnut Muhallabieh - Middle Eastern Cream Tart Recipe
butter,    cornstarch,    hazelnut,    cookie/biscuit,    cocoa powder,    rose syrup,    double cream,    condensed milk,    water
Muhallabieh is typically a Lebanese dessert but is popular all over the Middle East in various forms. The best way I could describe it is that it tastes like chocolate covered turkish delight!!! This ...

picture of recipeCauliflower With Fresh Cilantro Recipe
red pepper,    olive oil,    pepper,    coriander leaf,    chili pepper,    lemon,    spring onion,    garlic,    cauliflower,    salt
From the cookbook Arabian Delights. This is a Saudi Arabian dish known as qarnabeed bil kuzbara. The recipe calls for Middle Eastern (also known as Turkish) red pepper and if you can get it then you a...

picture of recipeArabian Spinach Recipe
butter,    olive oil,    pepper,    cumin,    chickpea,    onion,    garlic,    spinach,    salt
This comes from 1000 Great Recipes. Posting for ZWT3.
1   Heat the oil in a large frying pan and fry the onion for about 5 minutes until softened.   2   Add the garlic and cumin seeds, then fry for anoth...

picture of recipeRiyadh Rice - Middle Eastern Favourite! Recipe
butter,    tomato paste,    pine nut,    almond,    pepper,    cloves,    cinnamon,    cardamom,    raisin,    onion,    garlic,    salt,    rice,    meat
Rice cooked with meat wonderfully aromatic spices....
1   Brown meat,on all sides in 1 tbsp butter.   2   Add seasoning to meat and stir. Pour three cups boiling water over the meat. Cover and let cook f...

picture of recipeAl Kabsa - Traditional Saudi Rice Chicken) Dish Recipe
butter,    chicken,    tomato paste,    dried lime,    chicken stock,    almond,    saffron,    white peppercorn,    pepper,    nutmeg,    coriander seed,    cloves,    cinnamon,    cumin,    cardamom,    allspice,    raisin,    carrot,    onion,    garlic,    tomato,    salt,    rice,    water
Al Khabsa / Khabsa is very traditional. It can be made with many variations - this is just one of them - I hope to post more! Use chicken for this recipe, my others have lamb instead.....I have revise...

picture of recipeArabian Cauliflower With Tahini Recipe
hot sauce,    pepper,    parsley,    paprika,    coriander,    cayenne pepper,    cumin,    lemon,    garlic,    cauliflower,    tahini,    salt,    water
Always on the lookout for yummy recipes needing to improve my collection of North African/Middle Eastern we go! This looks fast, easy yummy!
1   Cook the cauliflower by steaming or boili...

picture of recipeDajaj Ma' Jawz Recipe
butter,    chicken,    baharat,    walnut,    pepper,    parsley,    paprika,    coriander leaf,    cloves,    cinnamon,    bay leaf,    carrot,    onion,    salt
A nice chicken and walnut dish from Arabia. (I increased the spices and that made it more appealing to me, at least)
1   Place chicken in a pot and cover halfway with water; add half of the chopped oni...

picture of recipeThick, Creamy Arabic Almond Milk Recipe
rice flour,    almond,    cardamom,    dried ginger,    sugar,    milk
Yummy Middle Eastern flavoured hot drink. From
1   Bring the milk to a boil over low heat.   2   Add sugar, ground almonds, and rice flour.   3   Cook for 10 minutes, stirring c...

picture of recipeBarb’s Lentil Soup Recipe
chicken stock,    olive oil,    cumin,    lentil,    carrot,    onion,    salt,    lemon juice,    water
This is simple and delicious. My friend Barb gets all the credit!
1   Combine first 4 ingredients in a large pot and bring to boil.   2   Add carrots and lentils and return to boiling.   3   Lower heat to ...

picture of recipeSaliq Recipe
butter,    pepper,    coriander,    cardamom,    onion,    lamb,    salt,    rice,    milk,    water
Saudi lamb dish from
1   Simmer meat, onions, cilantro, cardamom pods, salt and pepper in 1 cup water in a covered saucepan over low heat for 1 hour or until tender. Add water i...

picture of recipeDate A Nut Meringue Cookies Recipe
egg whites,    icing sugar,    walnut,    pecan,    cardamom,    date
1   Preheat oven to 350°F Grease a cookie sheet.   2   Beat the egg whites in a large bowl on medium speed, till soft peak stage.   3   Add the sugar gradually. beat till glossy stiff peaks form.   4   ...

picture of recipeTahini Sauce Recipe
pepper,    lemon,    vinegar,    tahini,    salt,    buttermilk
This is a really easy sauce that can be used as a dip for grilled meat or veggies and sometime people use it as a dressing for a green salad, or you can use it anyway you like. I hope you like it.
1   ...

picture of recipeYemen Rub Recipe
turmeric,    pepper,    cloves,    caraway,    cumin,    cardamom,    salt
from eipcurious. Good on vegetables and meats. Good as part of a gift basket if labelled and put in an attractive jar or tin.
1   Saute, stirring often, all ingredients except salt and turmeric over me...

picture of recipeGrenadine Cooler Recipe
pomegranate seed,    lemon,    lemon soft drink,    pomegranate syrup,    ice
This drink is very popular in Saudi and is served in most restaurants. Different syrups are used in this manner to create different variants but this one is my favourite. The other popular variation i...

picture of recipeAl Salooq - Traditional Arab Cardamom Pastries Deep Fried) Recipe
butter oil,    sunflower oil,    cardamom,    baking powder,    sugar,    milk,    flour,    ghee
Al Salooq are delicious, tender little pastries subtly flavoured with cardamom. These cresecent moon shaped delights are the perfect end to a meal, served with tea or coffee are very popular during Ra...

picture of recipeTahina Parsley Salad Recipe
parsley,    green chili,    lemon,    garlic,    tahini,    salt,    water
Lovely thick dip sorta salad. It calls for one whole chilli,I normaly add only 1/4 tsp of minced chilie. Bear in mind some times it all lumps up together, just give it a good mixing if necessary add i...

picture of recipeOthmaliye - Traditional Middle Eastern Dessert Pastry Recipe
semolina,    pistachio,    dough,    rose syrup,    sugar syrup,    cream,    milk,    ghee
Delicious with strong black coffee, this is an easy Middle Eastern dessert pastry. This recipe comes from Nestle. If you can't get hold of the Nestle Cream use lightly sweetened mascarpone, cream ...

picture of recipeSweet Honeyed Date Nut Couscous With Tahini Note Recipe
almond,    cinnamon,    cardamom,    date,    tahini,    cous cous,    honey
There's this delicious couscous mix I get at the prepared foods section of my favorite gourmet shop, and it inspired to make my own mix with my own couscous. This would make a nice alternative to ...

picture of recipeLuqaimaat , Arab Donuts Recipe
yeast,    cornstarch,    salt,    sugar,    milk,    yogurt (plain),    water,    flour
Whilst I was staying in Yemen I became acquainted with a wonderful Thailandese lady who lived in Saudi. She used to make these treats often for an evening snack, served along some strong cardamom tea....

picture of recipeSaudi Kabsa Recipe
tomato sauce,    dried lime,    chicken stock,    sunflower oil,    pine nut,    pepper,    ginger root,    coriander,    cloves,    cinnamon,    cumin,    cardamom,    bay leaf,    raisin,    onion,    garlic,    whole chicken,    eggs,    salt,    rice
Kabsa is the main dish of Saudi Arabia. While the ingredients may be long, this recipe is anything but hard. Each spice used in this recipe is a popular Middle Eastern spice so the combining spices ma...

picture of recipeChicken Kabsah Recipe
baharat,    tomato paste,    mixed spice,    chicken stock,    oil,    cinnamon,    cardamom,    dried garlic,    raisin,    onion,    tomato,    whole chicken,    salt,    rice,    water
dont remember where I got this recipe from - I thought it was from Zaar but just did a search and doesnt seem to be here. It;s a wonderfully flavorful recipe for Kabsah
1   heat oil. add onion and card...

picture of recipeEasy Date And Pecan Ice-Cream Recipe
icing sugar,    pecan,    cardamom,    date,    honey,    vanilla ice cream,    cream,    milk
Its very easy to make and it stays in the freezer for along time.
1   soak dates in milk for 15 seconds.   2   Soften ice cream (not melt).   3   Add dates, milk and the rest of the ingredients into the ic...

picture of recipeStuffed Omelet Recipe
ground meat,    oil,    peanut,    pepper,    onion,    garlic,    eggs,    soy sauce,    sugar
Modified slightly from Arab World Cook Book by Nahda Salah. Posted for safe keeping and ZWT.
1   Heat 1 tbsp oil and garlic in skillet.   2   Add butter and nuts. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring frequently...

picture of recipeMashed Potato With Tahini Recipe
butter,    olive oil,    pepper,    cumin,    lemon,    potato,    garlic,    tahini,    salt
Almost like eating hummus but with a more subtle flavour.
1   Peel and cube potatoes and boil in water till soft (As for mash potatoes).   2   Drain potatoes add Potatoes and rest of the ingredients exce...

picture of recipeBaharat (Saudi Mixed Spices)
dried lime,    curry powder,    pepper,    paprika,    nutmeg,    coriander seed,    cloves,    cinnamon,    cumin,    cardamom
Mix all ingredients. Store in a tightly sealed jar. Makes about 2 cups.   thwise on 8" round or flat cane (bamboo) skewers. Grill over hot coals or griddle until thoroughly cooked, then sprinkle w...

picture of recipeFakhitha Bel Laban - Leg Of Lamb With Yogurt Recipe
lamb leg,    tomato paste,    olive oil,    saffron,    pepper,    cinnamon,    cumin,    cardamom,    garlic,    salt,    mayonnaise,    yogurt (plain)
This roast lamb recipe uses a yogurt paste with a spice blend to marinate the meat. I marinated a half- deboned leg of lamb overnight with the yogurt paste. The recipe is from Saudi Arabia Magazine, a...

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