Course: Side Dish

Cauliflower (Gobi) Paratha

I love these with Red Lentil Dal. It’s my favorite soup and sandwich combo when I need something to spice it up! These can be a little time consuming, but so worth it. When I make them for myself, I just make two at a time to go with...

Simply Homemade Naan Bread

Naan is really easy to make. If you’ve ever made homemade bread, this recipe is so easy! You can use leftover Naan to make a fold over sanadwich. Reheat at 250F and dunk in soups and curries. Top with pizza ingredients, and bake at 350F for about 10 minutes...

Simple Arabian Fattoush Salad

Fattoush is one of the most well known Middle Eastern salads and a standard dish on the mezze table. It’s a colorful tossed salad with a lemony garlic dressing, and if you’ve never made a single Arabic dish, this is a delicious and healthy place to start.”   Print...

Authentic Hummus

This hummus is about as simple as it gets! Serve with warm pita bread. Print Recipe Authentic Hummus Course Lunch, Mezze, Side Dish, Street Food, World Recipes Cuisine Middle Eastern, Moroccan Keyword beans, chickpeas, Lemons, middle eastern, vegan, vegetarian Servings Ingredients 2 Cloves garlic,1 15 ounce can garbanzo beans...

Easy Tabouli Salad

I love this salad, I make it a lot in the summer when I have tons of fresh herbs in my garden. I get in the mood for falafel and just have to have this salad with it along with freshly made hummus. If you don’t like mint, use...

Easy Israeli Couscous with Preserved Lemons

This is a truly Make It Your Own dish, pick the ingredients you have on hand, and you’re sure to create a winning side dish with this recipe! Add in chick peas and make it a meal. The only ingredient that really makes this dish, and there is no...

Fried Plantain, Ndizi Kaanga

Ndizi Kaanga is a popular meal in Zanzibar, usually consumed as a snack or side dish served along with a meal. It’s a nutritious snack and a favorite among locals. I actually like them along with pancakes for breakfast. The plantains used are the unripe ones, but green bananas...

Hot German Potato Salad

This is my mother’s recipe for German Potato Salad. She used to make this all the time when she had leftover boiled potatoes. I’ve included instructions for cooking the potatoes, but if you want a short cut, just use leftovers. You’ll be able to make it in no time....