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Oct 21, 2013 05:17 AM


I love sumac. I use it with rice and chicken. With what do you use sumac?

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  1. For me, it goes into several eastern Mediteranean dishes, when I want a souring - say in lamb kofte. Also like it sprinkled on salad to add even more citrus effect to a lemony dressing.

    1. I use it in recipes where I want a sour flavor without additional liquid. It goes especially well in spiced dishes like musakhan and I can definitely see it in a biryani type of chicken and rice. This thread may also give you additional ideas:

      1. There's a recipe for lamb with (a lot of) sumac and chickpeas in The Arab Table that I love.

        1. I love it with eggs, scrambled or frittata. I suspect quiche would be nice too.