SimSim Middle Eastern Recipes

Our Ramadan Recipes

  • Palestinian Musakhan

    90 min Servings: 4

  • Tahini Salad

    15 min Servings: 4

  • Stuffed Zucchini – Mahshi

    90 min Servings: 5-6

  • Okra and Beef Stew

    35 min Servings: 4-6

  • Meat Pies

    30 min Servings: 4-6

  • Turmeric & Orange Blossom Lemonade

    15 min Servings: 4-6

  • Stuffed Grape Leaves

    60min Servings: 6

  • Red Lentil Soup

    30 min Servings: 6

  • Molokhia

    45min Servings: 6

  • Ziyad Mansaf with Jameed

    45min Servings: 6

  • Makloubeh

    60 min Servings: 6

  • Kunafa

    60min Servings: 6

  • Harira Soup

    30 min Servings: 6

  • Ghreibeh – Ghee Butter Cookies

    30 min Servings: 30-45 cookies

  • Fattoush Salad

    10min Servings: 2

  • Date & Tahini Smoothie

    30 min Servings: 6

  • Ma’moul Cookies

    120min Servings: 60 cookies

Our Signature Recipes

Palestinian Musakhan

90 min Servings: 4

Tahini Salad

15 min Servings: 4

Stuffed Zucchini – Mahshi

90 min Servings: 5-6

Okra and Beef Stew

35 min Servings: 4-6

Meat Pies

30 min Servings: 4-6

  • Palestinian Musakhan

    90 min Servings: 4

  • Tahini Salad

    15 min Servings: 4

  • Stuffed Zucchini – Mahshi

    90 min Servings: 5-6

  • Okra and Beef Stew

    35 min Servings: 4-6

  • Meat Pies

    30 min Servings: 4-6

  • Ajvar Dip

    30 min Servings: 6

  • Batata HARRA oven fries

    30 min Servings: 6

  • Lamb Kofta Burgers

    30 min Servings: 4

  • Shish Taouk

    30 min Servings: 4-6

  • Spiced Labna Dish

    15 min Servings: 4-6

  • Turmeric & Orange Blossom Lemonade

    15 min Servings: 4-6

  • Watermelon Salad

    15 min Servings: 4-6

  • Stuffed Grape Leaves

    60min Servings: 6

  • Red Lentil Soup

    30 min Servings: 6

  • Molokhia

    45min Servings: 6

  • Ziyad Mansaf with Jameed

    45min Servings: 6

  • Makloubeh

    60 min Servings: 6

  • Lentil Swiss Chard Soup

    30 min Servings: 6

  • Kunafa

    60min Servings: 6

  • Hummus

    15min Servings: 4-6

  • Harira Soup

    30 min Servings: 6

  • Ghreibeh – Ghee Butter Cookies

    30 min Servings: 30-45 cookies

  • Fattoush Salad

    10min Servings: 2

  • Date & Tahini Smoothie

    30 min Servings: 6

  • Freekeh and Ground Lamb Ouzi with Liyye Seasoning

    30 min Servings: 6

  • Turkish Spicy Pepper Hummus

    30min Servings: 4

  • Shawarma Crispy Roasted Chickpeas

    10 min Servings: 4-6

  • Sfouf with Turmeric

    30min Servings: 8

  • Sesame and Honey Brittle Cookies

    30 min Servings: 6-8

  • Saffron Custard Kunafa Tart

    15min Servings: 6-8

Discover the rich flavors of Musakhan, a traditional Palestinian dish featuring chicken seasoned with sumac and spices, layered on taboon flatbread with olive oil caramelized onions and toasted pine nuts. Perfect for celebrations, its aromatic spices make every bite memorable.

Looking for a quick twist? Try Musakhan rolls! We rolled up the classic ingredients seasoned chicken, sumac caramelized onions —in thin shraak bread from Arab bakeries. Whether as finger food, appetizers or a meal, Musakhan rolls preserve the essence of the original dish while offering a convenient, flavorful treat for any occasion. Not to mention this presentation freezes real well, when a craving hits just bake from frozen. Serve with #ziyadbrand creamy yogurt. For the full recipe and step by step instructions download the free @simsimrecipes linked in bio and enjoy
Discover the benefits of sumac! This vibrant spice is essential in Arab and Middle Eastern cuisine, featuring prominently in dishes like Musakhan and Fattoush salad. But sumac offers more than just flavor—it’s a powerhouse of antioxidants that combat inflammation and support cellular health. Sumac also aids digestion, boasts antimicrobial properties, and is rich in essential vitamins and minerals like vitamin C and potassium. Whether sprinkled on salads or used in various dishes, sumac enhances your meals with zest and potential health benefits. Embrace the culinary and wellness advantages of sumac today! #sumac #healthyeating #foodbenefits #arabfood #meditraniandiet
Musakhan is a traditional Palestinian dish featuring chicken seasoned with sumac and spices, layered on taboon flatbread with olive oil caramelized onions and toasted pine nuts. It’s a celebrated dish known for its rich flavors and aromatic spices. 
Join us this weekend for a quick twist on this classic recipe, perfect for a delightful summer treat. Gather your ingredients and cook along with us!
Dive into the taste of Egypt with our divine Umm Ali Bread Pudding! 

For the full recipe and step-by-step process, download the free @simsimrecipes app. Plus, discover the fascinating story behind the origin of this iconic dessert!

Let each creamy, nutty bite transport you to the bustling streets of Cairo. Layers of flaky puff pastry  intermingle with luscious nuts, decadent coconut, and the perfect touch of sweetness from sugar and milk.
Served warm and dusted with love, it’s a dessert that offers both comfort and irresistible indulgence. Whether you seek a sweet escape or a well-deserved treat, Umm Ali is guaranteed to fulfill your dessert dreams! #ummali #dessert #fathersday #eidmubarak
Elevate your pistachio experience! 

Unlock the full flavor potential of pistachios with this simple trick: blanch them in hot water for about 15 minutes until the water cools to handle. Once cooled, watch as the skins easily slip off with just a gentle rub of your fingers.

Peeling pistachios not only enhances their flavor and texture but also showcases their vibrant green hue. The result? Nuts that not only taste amazing but look stunning too! Plus, they’ll have a smoother texture, perfect for adding that extra touch to your favorite desserts or garnishes.

This method also works wonders for peeling almonds! Give it a try and let your culinary creations shine. #pistachio #foodietips #kitchentips #kitchenhacks

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