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List of Palestinian dishes

A typical Palestinian breakfast with pita, hummus, and labaneh

The following is a list of Palestinian dishes. For the cuisine, see Palestinian cuisine.

Contents

  • Main dishes by region 1
    • Galilee 1.1
    • West Bank 1.2
    • Gaza 1.3
    • National 1.4
  • Side dishes 2
    • Salads and dips 2.1
    • Cheeses and yogurts 2.2
  • Breads 3
    • Bread dishes 3.1
  • Beverages 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6

Main dishes by region

Galilee

  • Kibbee balls - Minced meat in bulgur crust, fried into ball shapes
  • Kibbee bi-siniyyeh - Oven baked kibbee
  • Kibbeh nayyeh - Raw meat with bulgur, onions and spices
  • Mansaf - Lamb cooked in a sauce of fermented dried yogurt and served with rice or bulgur
  • Maqluba - An "upside-down" dish, made with fried vegetables, meat (chicken/lamb) and rice
  • Musakhan - Large taboon bread topped with sumac, onions and pepper
  • Ruz wa Lahme ma' Laban - Mix of rice and lamb topped with a mildly spicy yogurt
  • Shish taouk - Chicken pieces on skewers
  • Kebab Halabi - kebab served with a spicy tomato sauce and Aleppo pepper

West Bank

  • Fasoulya Beyda - White beans cooked in tomato sauce and served with rice.
  • Fasoulya Khadra - Green beans cooked in tomato sauce and served with rice.
  • Kafta b'thine - Kafta balls cooked with thine sauce and served with rice.
  • Kafta hamra - Kafta cooked in tomato sauce and potatoes. It can be eaten alone or in Pita bread.
  • Mahshi Lift - A specialty of Hebron, turnips stuffed with rice, minced lamb meat and spices, cooked in Tamarind sauce.
  • Mansaf - Lamb cooked in a sauce of fermented dried yogurt and served with rice or bulgur
  • Maqluba - An "upside-down" dish, made with fried vegetables, meat (chicken/lamb) and rice
  • Musakhan - Large taboon bread topped with sumac, onions and pepper.

Gaza

  • Fukharit 'adas - Lentil stew flavored with red peppers, dill, garlic and cumin.
  • Maqluba - An upside-down eggplant, rice, meat and cauliflower casserole.
  • Qidra - Rice and meat pieces cooked with cloves, garlic and cardamom.
  • Rummaniyya - Mix of eggplant, pomegranate seeds, tahina, red peppers and garlic.
  • Sumaghiyyeh - Beef and chickpea stew flavored with sumac, tahina and red peppers.
  • Zibdieh - Shrimp cooked with red peppers, garlic and peeled tomatoes

National

  • Ari'ih - Rice and minced meat stuffed in pumpkins
  • Bamia - Okra cooked with tomato sauce and onions
  • Waraq al-'anib - Rice and minced meats rolled in grape leaves
  • Fatta - Dishes involving bread crumbs.
  • Shurbat freekeh - Green wheat soup, usually with chicken.
  • Kousa Mahshi - Rice and minced meat stuffed in zucchinis
  • Maftul - Large couscous like balls, garbanzo beans and chicken pieces cooked in chicken broth.
  • Malfuf - Rice and minced meat rolled in cabbage leaves
  • Maqluba - An upside-down eggplant, rice, meat and cauliflower casserole.
  • Mujaddara - Lentil and bulgur casserole
  • Mloukiyyeh - Corchorus stew
  • Musakhan - Large taboon breads with chicken, onions, sumac, and allspice.

Side dishes

Salads and dips

Tahini with lemon and garlic
  • Arabic salad - Salad made of tomato, cucumber, onion, olive oils and lemon juices.
  • Baba ghanoush - Aubergine salad
  • Hummus - Ground garbanzo beans with tahina and olive oil
  • Fattoush - Mixed leaf vegetable salad with pita bread pieces and sumac
  • Ful medames - Ground fava beans and olive oil
  • Mutabbel - Spicier version of aubergine salad
  • Tabbouleh - Parsley and bulgur salad with diced tomatoes, onions and lemon juice
  • Tahini - Ground wheat and semolina flour paste

Cheeses and yogurts

Breads

Bread dishes

  • Falafel (could be served plain) - Fried hummus, spice and parsley ball
  • Fatayer - Spinach, za'atar or beef pie
  • Manakish - Taboon bread topped with za'atar and olive oil
  • Sambusak - Fried dough balls stuffed with meat, pine nuts and onions
  • Sfiha - Flat bread topped with beef and red peppers
  • Shawarma - Pita bread roll of meat, tahini and various vegetables

Beverages

Palestinian arak
  • Arak - Anise flavored alcoholic beverage
  • Helba - Fenugreek beverage
  • Kharroub - Carob juice
  • Qamar Eddine - Apricot juice
  • Sahlab - boiled milk with starch, covered with smashed coconut and cinnamon
  • Tamar hindi - Tamarind juice
  • Zanjabeel - Ginger beverage

See also

References

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