[WATCH] Try This: Koshary from Egypt
[WATCH] Try This: Koshary from Egypt
Learn how to make this Egyptian street food through this video!

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Koshary is probably the most popular street food in Egypt’s capital Cairo. The recipe of this dish, which consists of chickpeas, pasta, lentils, rice and tomato sauce, serves four.


  • 1 pc onion
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • 150g basmati rice (cooked)
  • 190g macaroni (cooked)
  • 80g beluga lentils (cooked)
  • 540 g tinned tomatoes
  • 3/4 tsp cumin seed
  • 3/4 tsp pepper
  • 3/4 tsp harissa powder
  • a pinch of salt
  • 2 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 3 pcs onions
  • a dash of sugar
  • 240g chickpeas
  • chopped pistachios

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