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 (kĭb′ĕ, -ē) or kib·bee (kĭb′ē)
A mixture of ground beef or lamb, bulgur wheat, and spices, served baked, fried, or raw.

[Colloquial Levantine Arabic pronunciation of Arabic kubba, ball, meatball; see kbb in Semitic roots.]


(ˈkɪbiː; ˈkɪbə) or


n, pl kibbeh
(Cookery) a Middle Eastern dish made with minced meat and bulgur shaped into patties
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Hot mezzehs aACAy(from lamb sambousek to cheese rolls to spinach fatayer) in an Egyptian-themed iftar cant be far away but the best was their kibbeh - made of bulghur and minced beef.
Our evening kick-starts with a chilled Argentinean white wine and a platter-full of Chicken Skewers, a Burger Slider, Atomic Drumstick, Lamb Kibbeh and Chicken Wings.
Med Caf[euro] Lunch Box offers a range of starters including spinach fatayer, kibbeh, spicy potatoes, cheese rolls, samboosek, along with moutabal, hummus, tabouleh, fatoush, grilled halloumi and vine leaves, as well as grilled chicken, shish tawouk, lamb tikka, mixed kebab, kibbah labania and oozi, accompanied with a choice of Lebanese bread, oozi or shariah rice.
When we light the Shabbat candles and smell the kibbeh hamdha (lemon-mint broth with mixed vegetables and Syrian meatballs) it nourishes more than our bodies; it nourishes our souls.
In Brazil, Lebanese traditions were quickly adopted by locals, becoming so well-integrated that today a Brazilian might consider kibbeh nayyeh, tabbouleh and labneh as native dishes.
Fried foods (read kibbeh, samosa, spring rolls, fritters, pakodas etc) as these are 'empty' calories.
Next up, you can toss away your chopsticks for a fork, and head over to the starters station where you will find hot and cold mezza like fatayer (Lebanese pastries typically stuffed with spinach, minced beef, or cheese), kibbeh, falafel, tabouleh, and hummus, among others.
GET IN THE MOOD FOR FOOD: Turkish Kibbeh with Welsh lamb is just one of the dishes I'll be preparing at Abergavenny
We also ordered tasters of fasoulia (green beans), steamed and sauteed with sesame; as well as platters of plump, steaming kibbeh and taameya (falafel).
From the perennially-popular Hummos, Fatoush and Baba Ganoush to a tempting selection of hot mezze favourites such as Kibbeh and Fatayer, Burj Al Hamam's menu offers the very best of Lebanese cuisine, rich with the fresh and flavourful ingredients so appreciated by lovers of traditional Arabic food, said a spokesperson.
Chef Fahd is well recognized for offering a sumptuous selection of the Lebanese mezzah, delicious types of Kibbeh & mouthwatering BBQ dishes.