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Koshary: The Egyptian Poutine

Abou Tarek Koshary Kushari kosheri koshari

Many countries have a poutine equivalent, a simple filling fast food dish with a bizarre combination of ingredients that tastes better than it looks. In Egypt they call it Koshary.

Koshary begins with a layer of rice, macaroni, and chopped spaghetti noodles. This is topped by crunchy brown lentils and chickpeas. Then comes a vinegary tomato sauce. And, last but not least, a light sprinkling of crispy caramelized fried onions.
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