Syrian shakriya

Written by Asma

December 6, 2020

Syrian shakriya is known for being a very popular Syrian yogurt soup that is made with lamb or with chicken.


Syrian shakriya

With a magic combination of spices herbs and spices, there is no other recipe that can match the flavor of Shakrya.
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Cuisine: middle eastern, Syrian Recipes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 255kcal


  • 1 Pound of beef meat cut into cubes
  • 1 Piece medium onion cut into quarters
  • 1 piece bay leaf
  • 3 pieces of mastic
  • 3 pieces of cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper,
  • 2 Pounds of Greek Yogurt
  • 3 Tablespoons of cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup of water
  • 1 piece large egg
  • 2 piece finely minced garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon of chopped mint.


  • Pour 3 cups of water into a saucepan; then set the temperature to medium
  • Add in the meat and let into the water until the water starts boiling
  • Remove any foam that forms up on the surface of the water
  • Add in the chopped onion, the bay leaf, the mastic and the cardamom.
  • Season the mixture with the salt and the black pepper; then let simmer for about 15 minutes
  • Pour the yogurt into a deep bowl; then dissolve the cornstarch into a third cup of water
  • Add the mixture to the yogurt; then add the eggs to the mixture and stir very well or until the ingredients are perfectly combined


Nutrition Information
Calories: 254, Fat: 5.9g, Carbohydrates: 38g, Protein: 12.6g, Dietary Fiber: 1.9g


Calories: 255kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 9g
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