Waffled Falafels and Vegetables Recipe

Waffled Falafel and Vegetables Recipe is a low-fat variant of the deep-fried traditional Middle Eastern falafels. These falafels can be also be reinvented by baking or be cooked on a paniyaram pan. Making falafels in waffled form retains proteins from chickpeas and adds a nutty flavour due to waffling. Roast some veggies and toss in a salad to make the protein-rich waffled Falafels a mainstream meal. Serve Waffled Falafels and Vegetables along with Mediterranean Cucumber Salad for a weekend ...

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Grilled Aubergines with Tzatziki Sauce Recipe

Grilled Aubergine with Tzatziki Sauce is a delicious and creamy dish of eggplant served with light yogurt based sauce. Eggplant is a very versatile vegetable, you can make a stunner of a dish in any cuisine with it. The glossy deep purple skin encasing the soft cream flesh dotted with ruby red pomegranate seeds makes this dish the show- stopper at any party menu. Grilled Aubergines Recipe is a great way to include eggplant in the daily menu and the light yogurt based sauce makes it a perfect meal ...

Lebanese Chickpea Falafel Recipe - Healthy Non Fried Recipe

The Lebanese Chickpea Falafel Recipe is a classic street food of middle-east made from chickpeas. It is simple and quick to make and is very nutritious too. The Falafel's can be served as an appetizer or place in a pita bread sandwich or into a wrap. Serve the Lebanese Chickpea Falafel is had along with a Tabbouleh Salad, Pita Bread and  Hummus. Storing Falafel: They have to be eaten hot and made almost immediately, else they will release a lot of water/ moisture and ...

Egyptian Koshari Recipe

Egyptian Koshari is a popular dish originated in the 19th century as a way to use up the odds and ends leftover in the pantry. Small quantities of lentils, rice, macaroni, chickpeas, tomato sauce, onions, garlic, oil, vinegar, etc are usually used as a means to quickly finish the leftover supplies in this single dish. It is usually made with a combination of many things like rice, grains, lentils and macaroni, garnished with chickpeas and crispy fried onions. A hot sauce is usually drizzled on top. ...

Hummus Flavoured With Garlic Recipe

Hummus is a dip or a spread made from cooked, mashed chickpeas or other beans, blended with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic. It is popular in the Middle Eastern cuisine. It can be served with pita bread, carrots, nachos, or salted biscuits as well. It is a healthy snack which you can also have during your tea time break. This hummus can also be used as a spread for your sandwiches, rolls and shawarmas. Serve Hummus Flavoured With Garlic along with Pita Bread and Baba Ganoush ...

Homemade Pita Bread Recipe - Quick and Simple Recipe

Pitta or Pita Bread is a round pocket bread that is predominant in the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Cuisines. Traditionally called as khubz (ordinary bread) it is similar to the Indian flat puffed flatbread (Phulkas ) which is also a bread of the common man. It can be made in various shapes and sizes, although if you are going to use it as a pocket for filling then the circular shape is preferred.   Traditionally and even now in most middle eastern countries, the bread is prepared in the ...

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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Recipe

The Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Recipe is a house favorite that gets its full bodied flavor from the roasted red bell peppers, olive oil and chickpeas. Then finally the drizzle of olive oil and lemons completes the Hummus.  Hummus is so common these days that its almost as close to having street food. But getting the hummus right, with the right flavors and using ingredients from your own kitchen shelf and making do with what is available in the market, makes this recipe different. I typically ...

Kale White Bean Hummus Dip Recipe

Hummus is a middle eastern dish that is served as a classic dip. Traditionally, It is a combination of chickpeas, tahini paste(sesame seed paste) and olive oil with some flavourings! However, there are a lot of variants of hummus with white bean, black bean, etc. Kale White Bean Hummus is another great variation of the traditional hummus, a veggie hummus dip! White beans are full of anti-oxidants and have a lot of protein and fibre. Kale is also a powerhouse of nutrition and this recipe uses greek ...

Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl Recipe With Red Bell Pepper Sauce

The health benefits of Quinoa are well known. But if its peculiar and bland taste is stopping you from including it in your regular diet, try this flavourful Mediterranean Quinoa bowl. This simple recipe uses fresh vegetables with Quinoa and a smoky red bell pepper sauce to dress them up. It is a very versatile recipe and you can use any seasonal vegetables of your choice. If you don't mind the indulgence you can also add Feta cheese to your bowl. Serve this healthy Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl on ...

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Manakish Zaatar (Traditional Lebanese Spiced Pita Bread)

Manakish Zaatar is a traditional Lebanese variety of pita bread spiced with Zaatar. This Middle Eastern delicacy is similar to a pizza, made of soft pita base topped with zaatar spice mix. Zaatar spice mix is a slightly sour spice which is a mixture of sumac berries (dried and powdered), thyme, oregano, sesame seeds and some salt. It can be easily made at home and when used in many breads, for seasoning salads and other things it adds a distinct Middle Eastern touch to every dish. Serve Manakish ...

Mediterranean Stuffed Pepper Recipe (with Zucchini, Olives, Couscous & Feta)

The Mediterranean Stuffed Pepper Recipe (with Zucchini, Olives, Couscous & Feta) are special hors d'oeuvre that make simple yet elegant appetizers for your parties. I love it for the fact that sometimes when I host parties I pre make the parcels the previous day and barbecue them when I am ready to serve. You could do this as well. It is absolutely simple, easy and tastes delectable. Serve Mediterranean Stuffed Pepper Recipe (with Zucchini, Olives, Couscous & Feta) with Tabbouleh ...

Baklava Recipe - Turkish Traditional Sweet

Baklava is a crispy, rich, sweet pastry made of layers of phyllo dough filled with nuts and drenched with honey syrup. This ethnic Middle Eastern confection has been in my mind for several months, and this weekend made its grand entry into my kitchen. Few months back a traditional Turkish restaurant opened in our area and they had the best Baklavas I have tasted. Ever since I ate in that restaurant, I wanted to make this pastry, but just the labor made me postponing it. Once I actually started making, ...

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Beet Baba Ganoush Dip Recipe

Baba Ganoush is a Levantine dish made with roasted beetroot and eggplant mixed with Tahini paste and flavored with various seasoning. This recipe is a healthy twist to the classic with the addition of beetroot, an iron rich vegetable making it a healthier and colourful version of Baba Ganoush.  Serve Baba Ganoush as part of a mezze platter with Classic Hummus, Tzatziki, Fattoush and Tabbouleh along with Pita Bread If you are looking for more Dips here are some : 1. Spinach Hummus ...

Pita Sandwich With Cauliflower Falafel And Roasted Vegetables Recipe

Pita Sandwich With Cauliflower Falafel And Roasted Vegetables Recipe is a baked cauliflower stuffed sandwich. Falafel is a deep fried ball or patty made from ground chickpeas, beans or both. Falafel is a traditional middle eastern food, commonly served in a pita bread. The falafel are topped with salads, pickled vegetables, variety of sauces and drizzled with tahini sauce. This is a recipe with the twist as we are using cauliflower as major ingredient for falafel. Cauliflower Falafel can also be ...

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Barley & Roasted Vegetable Skillet Salad- Mediterranean Style

Barley & Roasted Vegetable Skillet Salad is a wholesome salad that is made from barley and flavored with olives and basil. The addition of the roasted vegetables to the barley salad makes it palatable and packed with nutrition. Serve the Barley & Roasted Vegetable Skillet Salad for a wholesome lunch box or even a weeknight dinner along with a cold soup. Did you know: Barley has a nutty flavor and is a great substitute for Rice or Pasta. Barley helps to reduce the blood sugar, blood pressure ...

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Tzatziki Recipe - A Greek Yogurt Dip

Tzatziki is a greek yogurt dip is made with hung yogurt and flavoured with olive oil, garlic and parsley. Be it a holiday or a party the Tzatziki is a perfect and healthy appetizers dip to be served for parties. If you have greek yogurt available in the stores near you, then you could use that to make the Tzatziki rich and delicious Serve the Tzatziki Recipe - A Greek Yogurt Dip as an appetizer dips along with Oven Baked Lemon & Herb Zucchini Fries Recipe or High ...

Roasted Carrot Hummus Falafel Wrap Recipe

This Middle Eastern style Roasted Carrot Hummus Falafel Wrap makes a quick weeknight dinner or can also be had as a healthy breakfast. When summers are around and you go on picnics with friends and family, the hummus falafel wrap can be made quickly when you have the ingredients handy. The falafels are made in a Kuzhi Paniyaram Pan and this way of making falafels uses less oil.  Serve the Roasted Carrot Hummus Falafel Wrap Recipe along with Vegetarian Mexican Tacos With ...

Vanilla Flavored Kunafa Recipe

Vanilla Flavored Kunafa recipe is an oriental dessert, which is very popular in the holy fasting month of Ramadan. It is made from noodle like pastry long threads, filled with cream and soaked in sugar syrup. There are many ways to make this recipe. I’m doing an easy recipe which is best and tastes delicious. Serve the Vanilla Flavored Kunafa recipe yummy as a dessert to end a wholesome dinner with Lucknowi Murg Biryani or Hyderabadi Vegetable Biryani Recipe. Browse here for more Ramadan ...

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Lebanese Style Baked Chicken and Potatoes Recipe

Baked chicken is one of the simplest ways to cook chicken without adding too much oil/fat and the Lebanese Style Baked Chicken and Potatoes Recipe is one of the healthy styles of preparing chicken. The flavoring in baked chicken is very simple. This tangy- garlicky flavored baked chicken is a traditional Lebanese dish includes potatoes in it. Serve Lebanese Style Baked Chicken and Potatoes Recipe with some Lebanese Fattoush Salad Recipe by the side.  Here are a few more main course ...

Mediterranean Inspired Spicy Grilled Chicken Recipe

Mediterranean Inspired Spicy Grilled Chicken Recipe is a chewy grilled chicken made with a marinade of ginger garlic paste, roasted red chilli paste, onion powder, red chilli flakes, dried oregano and parsley flakes.  This is also a versatile but spicy recipe that can be made into wraps when prepared with the chicken wings or breast instead. You can either grill it on a barbeque grill or on a skewer in the oven. But if you are deciding to grill it in an oven, you can keep them on a baking ...

Mediterranean Tomato Basil Sandwich Recipe With Sweet Piquanté Pepper

Mediterranean Tomato Basil Sandwich Recipe With Sweet Piquanté Pepper is a pleasant addition to our list of summer sandwiches. The various colors and textures in this Mediterranean sandwich are eye-pleasing and bursting with flavours of Sweet Piquanté Pepper, red onions and crunchy and juicy tomatoes. You can make it for parties of serve it to kids as an after school snack or even for your breakfast. You can also include it for your Iftaar parties during Ramzan. Serve Mediterranean Tomato ...

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Mediterranean Orzo Pasta Salad With Feta Vinaigrette Recipe

Orzo also called Risoni, is a type of short-cut pasta, which looks like a large grain of rice or a melon seed. This versatile pasta cooks very quickly and is mess-free to eat. A tangy, creamy Vinaigrette of Feta cheese and red wine vinegar lends a zesty Mediterranean flavour to the Orzo pasta. The salad is so easy to make that there is hardly any recipe to it. This recipe is just a rough guide, you can also adjust the quantity of ingredients according to your taste. This fresh, Mediterranean Orzo ...

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Mini Pita Pizza With Tahini Roasted Vegetables Recipe

Mini Pita Pizza With Tahini Roasted Vegetables Recipe is a Mediterranean style toasted pita as the base topped up with locally available vegetables. It just takes a little time to prep for the topping and it will be done in like few minutes to munch on these mini pizzas as your favorite appetizer or snack. The pizza can be baked in the oven or it can be just toasted on a grill or flat skillet to get the crunchy texture that you are looking for. Serve the Mini Pita Pizza With Tahini Roasted Vegetables ...

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Couscous Raw Mango Salad Recipe

The hearty Couscous Raw Mango Salad Recipe is very simple and quick to make recipe that can be had as a meal by itself. The quick cooking couscous lends itself to a delicious salad and makes it refreshing with raw mangoes, parsley and cucumbers Did you know couscous is a good source of vegetarian protein. A 1-cup serving of cooked couscous gives you 6 grams of protein and is also a good for weight watchers. Serve the Couscous Raw Mango Salad Recipe for a wholesome summer dinner along with Quick ...

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