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Ethnic Recipe and Meal Ideas
This site is designed to help you if you are looking for ethnic recipes or meal ideas from around the globe. You can search for a recipe (using the search box on the right) or use the drop down menus at the top of the page which include region, country, base ingredient or "pot luck"

Lebanese Recipe Ideas
Lebanese Food & Drink Ideas


This is an excellent example of an exotic recipe that is rich in fibers and vitamins. Lentils and burghul provide your body with lean vegetable protein.

For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 cup lentils
  • 3/4 cup burghul
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 finely chopped onions
  • 2 tsp allspice
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • Salt & pepper to taste


In a deep pan cook lentils for 1 hour or till the lentils are soft.

In a frying pan fry the chopped onions. Add the burghul and simmer on low heat for 1 hour with a lid on.

Add cooked lentils, mix well and simmer for another 10 min on low heat.

Serve with yogurt or salad, hot or cold.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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