Koshary or koshari is one of the most traditional Egyptian foods. It is popularly found on the streets of Egypt served from carts and restaurants and it’s a cheap and filling meal – a total carb bomb!
A layering of rice, macaroni, lentils, and chickpeas topped off with caramelized onions, thick red sauce, and a garlic/chili/vinegar/ sauce.
It is indeed an interesting mix, but surprisingly delicious! If you’re in Cairo, you can go to an authentic Egyptian food restaurant there.