Shish Barak

These are Middle Eastern meat filled dumplings cooked in a yogurt based sauce. It is one of the top comfort foods in Arabic cuisine. it is very famous in the Middle East and Turkey as well. It’s simply a dough without yeast filled with minced meat and cooked in thickened yoghurt.

Shish barak is a popular Lebanese dish. You can liken the dumpling used in this dish to tortellini or ravioli. The key players in the filling are ground lamb, pine nuts, and onion. Combined with warm Middle Eastern spices, this nutty and savory dumpling is then covered in a refreshing warm, yogurt sauce.