Lebanese verrines

If you like Lebanese cuisine and are looking for an easy, cheap and above all delicious starter, try the Lebanese verrines.

Ingredients for 4 persons :

  • 50 g pistachios
  • 50 g pine nuts
  • 25 g of raisins
  • 25 cl of whole milk
  • 25 cl of ribot milk
  • 1⁄2 tsp. teaspoon of curry
  • 30 g of cornstarch
  • Salt, freshly ground pepper

Preparation : 15 min -Cooking : 6 min

Lebanese verrines recipe

  • In a frying pan, roast the dried fruits without fat.
  • Arrange the milks in a saucepan, add the curry, salt and pepper.
  • Mix and pour in the cornstarch, previously mixed with a little milk.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Adjust the seasoning and pour into verrines or small bowls.
  • Let cool for at least 2 hours.
  • When serving, serve with dried fruits and a drizzle of olive oil.

Additional information


You can serve this starter with eggplant caviar or a cold zucchini cream.



A Breton specialty, ribot milk is also known by other names: churned milk, fermented milk, whey or low-butter. Formerly served with potatoes or pancakes, it was eaten by poor families.

Dried fruits

There are two categories of dried fruits: nuts (almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, pistachios, etc.) which are naturally dry and dried fruits which are originally fresh and which have been dehydrated (prune, fig. , apricot, grape, banana, etc.). Rich in calories and fiber, they are eaten plain as a snack (ideal for athletes) or as an aperitif, and cooked in dishes (rabbit with prunes) or in pastry (semolina with raisins, cake, etc. ).

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