This plant is believed to be an appetite stimulant and a diuretic.
Lycopene, which is abundantly found in green leafy vegetables such as the plants in this recipe and in tomatoes, is a carotenoid that gives tomatoes their red color.
Chicory was first mentioned on a papyrus 4000 years before Christ. This plant has been shown to improve intestinal microflora and to lower triglycerides in the blood.
Thyme contains thymol, a compound extensively used in medicine and known to be efficient in treating intestinal worms and reducing spasm.
Garlic has been shown to have several benefits, such as reducing blood pressure and cholesterol levels and improving blood circulation.
Onions are rich in chromium and in flavonoids, namely quercitin, which may help in halting the growth of tumors.
Shish baraks, resembling ravioli, are enclosed dough with various fillings, such as minced meat or a mixture of plants.
Lima beans are considered a good source of protein, fiber and vitamins. The consumption of pulses is especially recommended in case of hypertension.
Do not heat the sumac with the chickpeas for more than 2 minutes so as to avoid the development of a bitter taste.