Kushari (koshary, kosheri or koshari) is one of Egyptian national dishes. It is made of rice, brown lentils, chickpeas, macaroni and a special topping. The topping includes Egyptian garlic, vinegar and spicy tomato sauce. It is quite common to add some fried onions as garnish. People often add some fried liver or shawarma meat as an extra topping.

Kushari – traditional Egyptian dish

Shawarma is made by placing strips of beef, lamb or marinated chicken on a stick. Some onion or tomato is put on the top of everything. The meat is prepared by rotationg in front of or over the flame for several hours.