Mhammarah or Muhammara is a red pepper dip originally from Aleppo, Syria. The principal ingredients are usually fresh or dried peppers, walnuts, breadcrumbs, and olive oil. It may also contain garlic, lemon juice, pomegranate molasses, and sometimes spices such as cumin. Mhammarah is eaten as a dip with bread, as a spread for toast, and with lamb kabab, or shish tawook. I’ll share two recipes of Mhammarah in this post.
Let’s make Mhammarah: