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Mafroukeh b Laban

“Mafroukeh b Laban” or yogurt mafroukeh (مفروكة بلبن) is an egg-less mafroukeh prepared in Dar el Wasaa in Northern Bekaa. It is a refreshing side dish prepared during summer and eaten with either roman lettuce leaves or vine leaves.

Total servings: 4


1 cup of fine bulgur

1 cup of yogurt (laban)

1 bunch of parsley, finely chopped

1/2 cup of mint leaves, finely chopped

1/2 cup of green onion leaves, finely chopped

1 cup of cucumber, diced

1 tbsp dried mint leaves

salt and cinnamon, to taste

Juice of one lemon

1/4 cup of olive oil

1 tsp of melted butter

Preparation steps

  1. Soak the fine bulgur in the yogurt for 30 minutes
  2. In the meantime, combine all the other ingredients
  3. Add the bulgur to the mixture and mix again
  4. Serve cold with lettuce or vine leaves

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