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

Shawarma Essentials Part 2: 
For a classic shawarma sandwich, thinly sliced meats such as chicken, beef, or lamb are layered with veggies like tomatoes, onions, pickles and Shattah then generously drizzled with tahini sauce. This creamy sauce adds a nutty, lemony element, brightening up the flavors and lending an authentic taste to this recipe. 
For this recipe and more, check out www.ziyad.com/recipes

What are your shawarma sandwich essentials!
Shawarma Essentials Part 1: A classic shawarma sandwich comprises thinly sliced meats (like chicken, beef, or lamb), veggies (tomatoes, lettuce, onions), tahini or garlic sauce, and pickles, all enveloped in warm pita bread. 
#ziyadbrand Shawarma must-haves:

- sumac marinated onions 
- pickled cucumbers 
- pickled turnips 
- pickled hot peppers or Shattah 
Stay tuned for Part 2. 
What are your shawarma sandwich must-haves?
Excited to cook our first recipe from @simsimrecipes If you haven’t already, download the app for easy, authentic Arab and Middle Eastern recipes featuring Ziyad brand ingredients. Link in bio! 🍽️
Kebsa is a delicious one-pot dish made with ghee-infused scented rice, meat (usually chicken, lamb, or goat), vegetables, and a blend of aromatic spices like cardamom, cinnamon, and cloves. Our #ziyadbrand spice blend ensures an authentic and delightful taste. It’s often served on special occasions and is popular throughout the Middle East. #kabsa #onepotmeals
Looking for dinner inspiration this week? Try our flavorful one-pot Kebsa recipe! It’s ideal for quick weeknight meals or for impressing guests on the weekend. Let’s cook together, recipe reel coming soon! #ZiyadBrand offers all the authentic ingredients you need to make delicious meals. #CookingInspiration #OnePotRecipe #Kabsa #WeeknightDinner
Kitchen Tip 
~ Pepper Paste 🌶️ 
This tip also works for tomato paste

#ziyadbrand hot and mild Red Pepper Paste دبس الفليفلة is such a versatile ingredient to use in soups, stews, condiments, dips, mixed with rice and bulgur even shakshouka, Muhamara, blended with hummus and more.

How to preserve pepper or tomatoe paste: 

1. Store leftovers in an ice cube tray using a tbls measure, freeze and use when needed 
2. Clean the edges of the jar and cover with olive oil, store in the fridge.
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