Sunday 17 December 2017
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Omayshe served with roasted onions

Omayshe served with roasted onions

Omayshe is a typical recipe of the Shouf region. Although it looks like a very humble dish, it is very nutritious. The traditional way of preparing omayshe is with bulgur and kishk with roasted onions., but some people like to add spices, tomato paste or green onions when available.

Total servings: 4

Preparation time: 15 mns


2 cups of fine bulgur

1 cup of kishk

3 cups of water

1 tsp of salt

3 medium onions

6 tbsp. of olive oil

1 tsp of tomato paste (optional)

¼ tsp pf chili pepper (optional)

Mint leaves for decoration

Preparation steps:

  1. Boil the water in a pot and add the salt
  2. Meanwhile roast the onions in the oven
  3. Add the bulgur, kishk, tomato paste and chili pepper to the boiled water and stir slowly on small fire until all ingredients are well mixed
  4. Serve the omayshe while hot and top with sliced roasted onions. Garnish with mint leaves

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