Syrian recipe – the Freekeh

Claudio Petracco

Chef Claudio Petracco

Chef Claudio Petracco


Ingredients for 6 people

  • 1 kg Freekeh (green burned wheat)
  • 1 kg peas
  • 200 gr blanched almonds
  • Margarine (to taste)
  • Sunflower oil
  • 1 kg chicken breast (or veal)
  • ½ kg carrots
  • 2 white onions
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 teaspoons of sugar
  • 1,5 lt water


Wash the freekeh. Let the meat boil in water with onions for 90 minutes. Mix the freekeh with margarine and oil in a pot, add it to the boiling water with salt and pepper, and cook for 30’, then let the water totally evaporate.
In another pot, cook peas and carrots with salt and 2 teaspoons of sugar then add a little bit of margarine. At the same time, toast the almonds with margarine.
Put the freekeh in an oval plate with meat, carrots, peas, and almonds.

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