Koshary or kushary is one of the most well-known Egyptian dishes. It is thought to have originated in the mid-19th century, influenced by Italian and Indian cuisine. This dish is made with a combination of pasta, rice, lentils, chickpeas ad topped with vinegar-ed tomato sauce, and finished with fried onions.
Nutritionally, it is a vegan dish, which means that people who do not eat any animal or animal products can consume it.
It is a dish rich in carbohydrates, with lentils and chickpeas being the main sources of protein and fiber.
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