Staples include rice, bread, vegetables, lamb and fish in the coastal regions. Lunch is the largest meal, It generally consist of chicken, lamb or beef with cooked vegetables, rice, flat bread soaked in buttermilk and covered with tomatoes, onions and spices. Breakfast is a light meal usually a bean dish called ful or scrambled eggs with tomatoes. The evening meal is called supper and is much like breakfast. Salta
a meat broth with onions, tomatoes, eggs and hulba
(an herb) is a favorite dish. Shourba bilsen
, a soup made from lentils is also popular.