Please explore our menu, take a look (and try!) some of our sample recipes, and feel free to contact me personally if I can help you in any way. I look forward to having you as our guest at Al Waha soon.

M. Bader-Alden Antabli
Owner, Chef

moutabel

MOUTABEL

Moutabel recipe

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MOUTABEL

Grilled eggplant with sesame paste and lemon juice

Moutabel is a dip like hummus, but it is a completely different experience. Like hummus, moutabel is regularly found on nearly every Middle Eastern table. In this recipe the eggplants are grilled, however they can also be fried.

hummus

HUMMUS

Pureed chickpeas with sesame paste and lemon juice

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HUMMUS

Pureed chickpeas with sesame paste and lemon juice

Hummus has its history as a “food of the poor,” because it’s very filling and fairly nutritious, and yet this chickpea dish has now become a staple eaten throughout the Middle East, showing up on every table at every meal at every level of society. Hummus even shows up regularly on Western appetizer lists and buffet tables.

shishtaouk

SHISH TAOUK (Chicken Shishkebab)

Boneless chicken marinated in garlic, lemon juice and olive oil and grilled on skewers

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SHISH TAOUK (Chicken Shishkebab)

Boneless chicken marinated in garlic, lemon juice and olive oil and grilled on skewers

fattoush

FATTOUSH SALAD

Mixed salad with herbs, toasted Lebanese bread, vinegar and garlic

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FATTOUSH SALAD

Mixed salad with herbs, toasted Lebanese bread, vinegar and garlic

Fattoush is a very simple salad found everywhere in the Middle East. It's a wonderful starter, as the freshness awakens the taste buds. Fattoush is best made right before you eat, so the bread stays crispy and crunchy – because if you leave it too long, the bread goes soggy.