Middle Eastern Recipes

Middle Eastern food, also referred to as West Asian Food, with its varied but homogeneous cuisine, is gaining worldwide recognition for its compelling and delicate flavors owing to the usage of aromatic spices. The ... More »
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Dr. Fuhrman's Delicious Black Bean Hummus With Blender Babe Micquick

Blender Babes' recipe testers were clamoring to be the first to test this delicious and nutritious black bean hummus recipe by Dr. Fuhrman from his book Eat To Live -- For Fast and Sustained Weight loss. Plus it's so EASY to make in a high powered blender,... - 142.737

Dede's Best Hummus

This hummus is undoubted the most authentic and best version you can find. We lived in the Middle East for a few years where we fell in love with Arabic food and have since been looking for a delicious, authentic hummus recipes. This is sincerely the best and... - 136.931

Homemade Hummus

Hummus may not be that familiar to you but, it is quite delicious and super easy to make. Whatever your cooking space, you can master this recipe! Nisa Burns of Kitchenability shows you how to make an easy homemade hummus recipe. It might be easier than you... - 136.315

Indian Paneer Kofta Curry

This dish is one of North India's most ancient recipes. Paneer Kofta Curry is legendary for its richness. They are essentially Paneer dumplings cooked in rich, smooth, cashew nut gravy. Allow yourself to get lost in its lusciousness! Ai caramba! - 134.879

Gameday Garbanzo Beans! (spicy Roasted Chick Peas)

Blanche teaches her brother how to swap out the fatty chips for an easy healthy snack that will satisfy his salty tooth on game night or any day of the week. - 133.588

Tailgating Recipe: Sausage And Vegetable Kebabs With Mustard Sauce

Make vegetables taste even better by adding a little Italian sausage! In this video, National Hot Dog & Sausage Council President Janet Riley adds a little color and vegetables to your tailgate with these kebabs and delicious mustard sauce. This video series... - 133.303

Mint Lemonade

Lemonade Mint Cooler is an ideal drink for a hot summer day. It's so refreshing and soothing. This drink can be made in a few minutes and the combination of lime and mint gives an added flavor to the drink. - 131.87

Veggie Kitchen Baba Ghanoush

GETTING READY 1. Preheat the oven to 400 degree. 2. Using a fork poke holes in the eggplant and then lightly coat with olive oil. 3. Cut the top of the garlic bulb and expose the garlic, wrap the bulb in foil. MAKING 4. Place the eggplant and the garlic bulb... - 130.418


Kanafeh or Konafa is a middle-eastern sweet that looks like a pie make with top and bottom shredded filo dough layers and filled with cheese or cream in the center. It is served hot with simple syrup flavored with orange blossom water or rose water! - 130.039

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

When you are longing for a classic Mediterranean taste, you can prepare some authentic Mediterranean cuisine, like hummus. The roasted red pepper hummus has an added spicy flavor on the regular hummus. You can prepare this over the weekend and store in... - 129.205

Stuffed Cornish Hens With Caramelized Pumpkin

Here is an amazing video that displays an outstanding Cornish hens stuffed with caramelized pumpkin and walnuts recipe. The recipe is a derived from Moroccan caramelized pumpkin and walnut salad. This dish is cooked in tajine style that imparts a unique... - 128.448

The Secret To Really Smooth Hummus (homemade Hummus)

Here's the secret to making homemade hummus that's just as smooth as storebought! - 127.599

Nutritious Quinoa For Breakfast

When you feel like loading yourself with proteins, opt for a bowlful of quinoa. Dense in proteins, this super-healthy grain makes for scrummy breakfast option and tastes wonderful too. All you need to know is to make it perfectly to enjoy its best taste and... - 127.298


I shot this video in my last day in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - where I met many amazing people and had a wonderful time! Per many requests from viewers, I asked my friend Eman to show us another recipe that is popular in Saudi Arabia: Sambusa! Sambusa is very... - 127.129

Roasted Red Pepper With Cilantro Hummus

Here is a simple and satisfying recipe for making the Middle Eastern dip known as Hummus. - 125.77


Need a good mayonnaise alternative? This hummus recipe is light, fresh, and deliciously spreads with your meals! - 125.618


Today's video is dedicated to the people of Syria. I am horried at what is happening in Syria and this is my way to show that the people of Syria are in my mind. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers as well. The Syrian table is known for Mezze, which... - 124.649

Whole Wheat Pita Bread

One of my favourite ingredients is whole wheat flour. I love to use it in cooking. It gives extra boost of nutrients to the diet of your family. - 123.803

Baba Ganouche With Roasted Garlic

If you’re looking for a great solution to a dip, then here it is! Here is the video recipe for baba ganouche with roasted garlic. A delicious flavor from the roasted garlic and egg plant, this is a good option with chips or crackers. Apart from the... - 123.518

Hummus With Ground Beef And Pine Nuts

Hummus with meat is a variation of the traditional hummus dish that is usually served as a dip or spread. This dish is a bit more heartier than the traditional hummus and can actually be served as more of a meal with crispy pita bread and a nice salad. - 122.934

Hummus With Spinach And Cilantro

Add zing to your parties with this new Hummus with Spinach and Cilantro recipe. View this video for this unique recipe and you would definitely want to make it. It uses only 6 ingredients but they all have a strong impact on this dip. Try it out and you will... - 122.706

Indian Turkey Kofta

MAKING 1. Place a large skillet over medium heat, and pour oil. Add onion, garlic, ginger, curry powder, cumin, and hot pepper flakes in it. Sauté for about 4 minutes or until softened. 2. Stir in ground cashews and cook for 1 minute. 3. Add tomatoes, and... - 121.695

Herbed Hummus With Roasted Red Pepper Over Toasted Crostini

If you entertain a lot, then you are most probably always thinking up of some different appetizers. Here is one recipe that will ensure you are not in the kitchen while your guests are partying! - 121.519

Delicious Roasted Garlic Hummus Recipe - And Announcing The Giveaway Winner!

GETTING READY 1. Roast the garlic by trimming off the edge of only one side of the garlic bulb. 2. Drizzle some olive oil on top, wrap loosely in foil and roast it in the oven at 350 F for an hour. 3. Squeeze 4 tablespoon of lemon juice and keep it aside in a... - 120.908


I am in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia! My friend Eman is treating us for an amazing Saudi dish: Saleeg! Roasted chicken over porridge-like rice mixture... one word: DELICIOUS! - 120.741

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Have you ever tried making a variation of hummus? Katherine demonstrated a delicious variation to your otherwise regular hummus. She adds in some roasted bell peppers and scallions. Besides being delicious, hummus has high nutritional value. Watch and learn! - 120.546

Vitamix Smoky Tahini Dip

My VitaMix Smoky Tahini Dip is an original wonder. You can use it as a dip, a sauce or a salad dressing, depending on how thick or thin you want to make it. I'm making a dip and it's a sesame wonder with smoky overtones. Tahini, lemon juice, sea salt, chili... - 119.855

Tortilla Wraps With Hummus And Vegetables

How about hummus wraps for lunch? Here is a really simple recipe video showing you how to make the hummus as well as the wraps. The main ingredient in making the hummus is the garbanzo beans. The wrap is made in a whole grain tortilla, and filled with... - 119.611


Looking for an easy recipe for the classic Hummus? Then you have come to the right place! Watch this video by LynnsRecipe and learn to make the traditional dip at home, with easily available ingredients. - 119.121

Rich Malai Kofta

The Malai Kofta is a typical and rich main dish. If you like to indulge once in a while on some super rich Indian gravies, then you've gotta try this one. Manjula in her ever humble way, shows you how to make this recipe in this video. This dish goes well... - 119.097

Get Your Freekeh On - Post Holiday Soup With New Superfood

Not sure what to do with all of that leftover turkey? In this episode of Feast in the Middle East, Blanche shows you how to combine it with fresh seasonal vegetables and freekeh (or 'farik'), which is young, roasted green wheat with a nutty flavor and... - 119.091

How To Make Simple & Delicious Hummus

This is such a simple, yet delicious appetizer, dip or spread. I love to serve it with fresh cut veggies and warm pita bread. You can also enjoy it on toast at breakfast, for lunch in a pita with falafel, as a dressing on a salad, or on top of a burger with... - 118.534


Today we are making a Middle Eastern milk pudding called "Muhallabia". It is usually made with rose water, but today my grandmother is making it the Moroccan way with orange blossom water. This recipe is super easy, super refreshing, and super delicious! It's... - 118.309

Edamame Hummus On Crostini

Here is a terrific crostini recipe that uses sprouted whole grain bread and edamame hummus. Watch this video that shows this nutritious recipe that is highly recommended. The appetizers are absolutely appealing and would definitely be a crowd pleaser. Check... - 118.104

Roasted Carrot Hummus - Healthy School Lunch

This bright orange Roasted Carrot Hummus is perfect for everything from school lunch to dinner parties! - 117.395

How To Make Kabobs (kebabs) - Basic Kabob

Kabobs, Kebabs, Kabops, Kabab whatevery you may call them are delicious. A little bit about Kabobs: Kebab (kebap, kabab, kebob, kabob, kibob, kebhav, or kephav; also Ćevapi, or Ćevapčići) is a wide variety of skewered meals originating in the Middle East... - 117.216

Warak Dawali -feast In The Middle East

Blanche and her mother Vera teach you the best tips and tricks to create the most delicious stuffed grape leaves you have ever had in your life! - 116.673

Malai Kofta Curry

MAKING 1. In nonstick pan heat oil, splutter cumin seeds and add turmeric powder. 2. Stir in onions and add few broken cashew pieces, ginger paste, garlic paste, red chili powder to taste, salt to taste, garam masala to taste and water as needed. 3. Cook with... - 116.557

Hummus Pinwheel For Kids

Want to pack something nice for your child's lunch box? As always, Weelicious host has come up with a meal recipe for the kids to carry for school or to a park. These are easy hummus pinwheels and she shows the recipe from scratch which includes making... - 116.399

Hummus With A Twist

If you are a hummus lover and make it regularly at home; here is something different for you. Hummus with a twist is a recipe which tells how to prepare hummus in a different way. Red pepper, tahini, garlic are blended with beans and turned into a flavorful... - 116.269

Kofta Bi Tahini

Some food combinations like this kofta bi tahini is really exquisite. The flavors are so unique but still they marry each other so well that only your taste buds can give the verdict. Take a look at the video clip for the recipe and give it a try. - 115.8

Raw Vegan Falafel With Tahini Dressing (super Yummy!)

No plans for dinner tonight? Don't worry, I've got you covered :) This super simple, super delicious, raw falafel hits the spot every time. If I was selling it, I'd offer a double your money-back guarantee. For real. That's how good it is :) So stop... - 115.735

Keema Kofta Curry

Want to make a delicious curry with your minced meat? Try making Keema kofta curry by following this video. The best part of the recipe is the meatballs are not deep fried thus they are less oily or fatty. The yogurt, fried onion and tomatoes blended together... - 114.535

Hummus With Roasted Red Pepper

The roasted red pepper hummus is such a preparation, which you can stock up for several days in your refrigerator. You can serve this on the pita or over the bread, for a quick snacks option. Watch the video, to learn the easy process of preparing the hummus. - 114.412

Traditional Kibbeh

Of all the Arabic snacks this traditional kibbeh is the meat lover's favorite one. It is stuffed with fried meat and the crisp texture makes it a perfect dish for parties. Take a look at the video to see how it is to make at home. - 114.146

Surfinsapo's Stuffed Calabasas

Took some Calabasas squash and stuffed them with a Middle Eastern pilaf I made. - 113.663

Lebanese Fattet Humus

This Lebanese fattet humus is a unique chickpea and flatbread dish that you might have come across. The real zing is added by the yogurt taking it to the next level. Watch the video for detailed recipe. - 113.632

Kids Red Beet And White Bean Hummus

It’s difficult to make kids eat beet roots, so here is an interesting way of using beet in hummus which would make an attractive looking pink hummus. Weelicious host is making kids red beet and white bean hummus which is delicious and can be served with all... - 113.555


Barry makes some falafel stuffed in a pita bread with salad and a sweet chilli sauce. - 113.483

Date Fritters

Blanche takes a new spin on a classic Middle Eastern holiday favorite, K'akha bi ajwa, otherwise known as Mahmoul or date cakes. She pairs dates with crispy wonton skins and walnuts for added crunch, then sprinkles cinnamon and icing sugar on top to round out... - 113.458

Lauki Or Dudhi Kofta - Bottle Gourd Dumplings - Indian

If you are fond of eating koftas then do check out this recipe. Chef Bhavna shows how to make bottle gourd koftas. Bottle gourd is very good for health. You can substitute it with any other vegetable, as you like. You can add the koftas to your curry as well.... - 113.23

Hummus With Roasted Red Pepper

If you are tired of the regular taste of hummus, you are going to find it delicious. The chef has his way of playing with flavors and roasted red pepper definitely adds a zing to this recipe. The video is worth your time and so is the recipe! - 113.139

Homemade Hummus

If you love making dips then do try out this hummus. It's simple and easy to make. It goes well with wraps, crackers, fresh vegetables or even as a sandwich spread. - 112.924

Middle Eastern Hummus

Here is a video that gives you a great opportunity to know how hummus can be made easily at home. The chef presents this popular Middle Eastern dip recipe very well and gives serving suggestions too. This video is a must watch and do try out this quick, easy... - 112.806

Carrots With Moroccan Spices

Jennifer shows how to plate this colorful, fragrant dish to enjoy alone or as part of a Middle Eastern feast with raw zucchini and tabouli. - 112.31

Homemade Hummus

When you need a healthy, tasty alternative to greasy dips, opt for the truly Mediterranean hummus. Made with garbanzo beans, tahini, garlic and spices, delectable homemade hummus comes together in under 5 minutes. In fact it's so fast you will wonder why you... - 112.144

Creamy Middle Eastern Hummus

There are probably a thousand different recipes for the original hummus. One can’t claim this one to be any more authentic than the next. What is great about it is that it is not made from canned garbanzo's. This hummus recipe works well and tastes good.... - 112.034

Healthy Vegan Wrap With Hummus

If you have not tried vegan wrap with hummus yet, you should try it now! This easy dish can be ideal for lunch and lunchbox filler and perfect for the entire family. Balancing the nutritional quotient with fruits, vegetable and fibre, you can create this dish... - 111.793

Easy Baba Ghanouj With Grilled Eggplant (aubergine)!

GETTING READY 1. Grease the baby eggplants with olive oil and place on preheated grill. Grill for 20 – 30 minutes on high. 2. After 30 minutes take out the eggplants and remove the tip, dice with the knife and set aside. MAKING 3. In a blending jar, add in... - 111.665

Mediterranean Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Here is a great way to spice up your food. Here is a video that shows a recipe for roasted red pepper hummus which is a modern variation of traditional hummus with a southwestern twist. The chef in this video offers great serving suggestions too. Simply spice... - 111.579

A Basic Hummus

Want a simple side dish to serve with your finger foods for your next party? Try making a basic hummus with chef Scott. He makes it in less than 5 minutes by simply putting together all the ingredients in a blender and blend it to desired consistency.... - 111.397

Episode 132 - Homemade Pita Bread And Middle Eastern Sliders

Pita bread can be stubborn to make at home but just remember that a very hot consistently hot oven is key. Allow your oven to warm up between batches if you need to. Make sure your bread is rolled super thin too! - 110.746

Tabouleh Salad

A Lebanese salad which is healthy and easy to make is the tabouleh! Mum in this episode makes her kids make this for Mother's Day . This episode shows you how to make a nice healthy dose of the tabouleh! - 110.672

Classic Hummus

So, this is how you make the classic Hummus. You don't have to rely on the store bought ones any more. The garbanzo beans also come packed in protein and it is ideal for the vegetarians. Enjoy! - 110.575

Arabic Mujaddara

Mujaddara is a dish for all Arabic food lovers as it is yummy, easy and healthy. The lentils are cooked well along with garlic and mixed with white steaming rice. The dish is a perfect food for people of all age groups. - 110.486

Cilantro Jalapeno Hummus

This video for cilantro jalapeno hummus is amazing and a great Mexican twist to the classic hummus recipe. This hummus has a wonderful aroma of fresh cilantro and delicately flavored with jalapeno. and is great with tortilla chips. This video is... - 110.29

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Recipe in the video is by far the simplest hummus ever. Using readymade roasted peppers you can create a wonderful hummus to accompany any chips or crackers you like. This is a super quick recipe which is ideal to make when you get back from work and want to... - 110.213

Hummus Dip With Pita Chips

Inculcate good habits in your kid by making this healthy dip with the pita bread! Alex and Sophie make this yummlicious hummus dip which is easy and healthy! Watch this video on how to get going! - 109.96

Mediterranean White Bean Hummus Dip With Parmesan And Basil

This video shows a recipe which is a great variation to regular plain hummus. The chef here makes the hummus with cannellini bean, parmesan and fresh basil for a flavorful twist. The video also offers great serving ideas for this dip. Try out this recipe with... - 109.94


Once considered the poor's meal, mujadara has come of age and now being eaten even in palaces I the Arab world. This dish has gained so much popularity due to it high nutritional value, simple flavors and ease of preparing. - 109.511

Grilled And Meat Stuffed Pita Bread

Here's a good way to use Pita bread, stuff and grill them. In the video, Robin uses ground meat paste as the stuffing and then grills pita wedges to make some awesome appetizers. It's a nice pita sandwich and a good way to use any leftover pita bread. - 109.443


Dry fruits and nuts are a staple of the Arabic kitchen and here is a recipe of khoshaf that is a dessert beverage that displays the true colors of the middle eastern culture. It is cool and refreshing and perfect for a hot summer day. Take a look at the video... - 109.156

Best Easy Rice Pilaf

The easiest brown rice pilaf ever. Really terrific stuff. - 108.876

Making Shish Kabobs

Got company coming over, how about impressing them with scrumptious shish kabobs! Take a look at this recipe video where chef showcases instructions to make delicious shish kabobs combined with marinated chicken and beef. An absolutely wonderful recipe,... - 108.505

Savory And Sweet Stuffed Dates

Delicious sweet and savory dates to welcome your guests! - 108.409

Classic Hummus Dip

In need of easy and delicious dipping sauce for your favorite appetizer? Here is a classic recipe to make one using a few easily available ingredients. Check out Caitlin making Classic Hummus using whole chickpeas and other common flavors. Turns great when... - 108.318

Pita Bread

Easy, healthy, and guaranteed the best pita bread recipe! - 107.615

Stuffed Mushroom With Hummus

If you are looking for mouthwatering appetizers, your search ends here. Kirk Leins dishes out two luscious recipes — stuffed mushrooms with hummus— that is the perfect appeaser on hungry evenings. Very easy to make and delectable to eat, this one's likely... - 107.106

Delicious Homemade Hummus

This classic Middle Eastern style bean dip is something you can always store in your refrigerator and use as a quick snack. Packed with the goodness of garbanzo beans and olive oil, this hummus recipe is indeed something you should try making at least once in... - 107.028

Betty's Tomato And Basil Couscous

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Tomato and Basil Couscous. This dish can be used as a complete lunch or as a side dish at dinner. - 106.874

Fried Potato Rolls

If you are a vegetarian didn't you wonder if you could eat those sexy kibbeh every time you saw them? Well, here is a fried potato rolls recipe which won't let you feel left out, next time you have an Arabic treat. It is a great recipe with walnut stuffing.... - 106.718

Homemade Tahini Paste From Scratch

Learn how to make Tahini Sauce from scratch a simple easy to follow recipe video. This is a great way to make tahini at home and can save you a lot of money so you can make more wonderful Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and Arabic recipes at home. So if you... - 106.044

Traditional Hummus

This traditional hummus is probably the most world famous dish from the middle eastern countries. The ease to make it, nutritional value and the gratifying flavor are the main reasons behind its success. Take a look at the easy steps in this video. - 105.946

Hummus Dip

Patty and her daughter show you how to make this dietary and fibrous dip with chickpeas! Goes well with cooked meat and some pita bread. Watch the video for more - 105.449

Zucchini Hummus

Would you like to try out a variation in the traditional hummus? Then have a look at this wonderful video that uses zucchini to make hummus. An awesome tangy hummus can be made in no time. This video is informative and the hummus has a great twist in the... - 104.941


Looking for a dip to go with your pita bread? Try Hummus. This dip requires no cooking and only blending and can be flavoured and textured as desired. Try this basic hummus recipe and get creative! - 104.784

Roasted Pepper Hummus

If you are looking for some healthy recipes for munching, then give this Roasted Pepper Hummus a try. It is a yummy dish that can be used to dip your chips, veggies, meats or breads. Now that is what we call as an all rounder. Bon Appétit! - 104.592

Zaatar Flatbread With Feta Cheese

Crunchy warm Arabic flatbread topped with zesty za'atar spice (consists of thyme, savory, oregano, sumac, and sesame seeds) and tangy feta cheese. Usually served at breakfast with a side of hummus, vegetables, and yogurt cheese. - 103.677

Hummus With Lemon Juice

Classic Mediterranean dip. This video shows a very easy way to prepare authentic hummus. This chickpeas dip can be made at all times. It only takes a few minutes to prepare, and it's healthy. It is creamy and delicate in taste rather than overpowered with... - 102.538

Spicy Edamame Hummus With Fresh Lime And Cilantro

Nothing really gives your snacks a better kick than hummus. Camilla Saulsbury shares her own unique hummus recipe, tweaked up with fresh lime and cilantro that makes your snacking time a zesty affair. If you are fond of hummus, try whipping some at home... - 101.751

Chickpea Spread

Atilla makes a classic Mediterranean spread called Hummus using chickpeas. One of the most healthy spread that would do only good and no harm to you. It's ideal to make sandwiches for kids or serve as a dip during parties. - 101.545

Homemade Hummus

All those who want to replicate the restaurant-like hummus at your home - here is the recipe. This video shows a fantastic way to blend the delicious hummus. Use it as a dip or fill the tortillas - this is just awesome. - 101.411

Rice And Carrots- مقلوبة جزر

Rice and carrot casserole is an exciting way of preparing a simple dish and make it look like an exotic one with the layers of carrots in between the rice and the fried onion gives it a scrumptious taste. Watch the video for detailed recipe. - 101.173

Easy And Delicious Hummus

Delicious dips make appetizer and snack eating experience a totally indulging event. Here is a recipe by chef Rula to make Hummus dip that is nutritious with most of the nutrition coming from chickpeas. Goes well with kebabs and is good as an appetizer on its... - 101.135

Crostini With Roasted Carrot Hummus

Are looking for a super simple and healthy appetizer idea for your party. Watch this video that shares a unique crostini with roasted carrot hummus that is highly nutritious and flavorful. This video speaks about the nutritional benefits of the ingredients.... - 101.062

Indian Malai Kofta

For recipe directions, please refer to the video - 100.985

Green Salad With Smoked Salmon And Pine Nut Hummus

Is it a common scene in your house that nobidy likes to eat greens and that too wild greens? This wild green salad recipe is little different with a Mediterranean touch to it. Watch the video and follow the chef. - 100.343

Mediterranean Low Fat Hummus

Fond of Mediterranean food? This recipe is a must try for you. Watch this video now and learn how to prepare Mediterranean Low fat Hummus. Surprise your family today with this Mediterranean delicacy today. - 100.34

Roasted Garlic And Tahini Hummus

If you are tired of store brought hummus and want to make a fresh batch at home, then this video is just right for you. Learn to make tasty hummus at home, without any hassles! - 100.268

Mixed Greens Salad Dressing

Looking for a recipe for a yummy salad dressing that is also healthy? Then this video is just the thing for you. Watch and learn to make a tasty dressing that will please everyone's taste buds. - 100.127

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