Syrian shakriya

  • Asma
  • on December 6, 2020
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Syrian shakriya is known for being a very popular Syrian yogurt soup that is made with lamb or with chicken. And with a magic combination of spices herbs and spices, there is no other recipe that can match the flavor of Shakrya.

Syrian shakriya

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Cuisinemiddle eastern, Syrian Recipes
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Servings3 people


  • 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
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