Koushari Egyptian Street Food

Koushari is an Egyptian street food brought which we started being sold on the streets of Cairo in the early 19th Century.

It has influences of Middle Eastern, Italian and Indian culinary element.


Rice x 1.5 cups

Macaroni x 1.5 cups

Tomatoes x 5 fresh

Garlic x 5 cloves

White Vinegar x 1/2 cup

Onion x 1 small

Cumin x 1 tsp

Coriander x 1 tsp

Vegetable Oil x 1/2 cup (you may need a little extra)

Black Pepper x 1/4tsp


Tinned Chickpeas drained and heated

Brown Lentils x1/4 cup pre-cooked

Chilli powder or hot sauce