Omani Shurbat Hareese

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Elmotoo

A basic Omani soup recipe found online.

Top Review by Annacia

Honestly, I wasn't really sure what to expect form this recipe with the oatmeal being the odd factor for me. Well, I made as directed and added carrot, celery and some kale. It all came out quite nice and the oatmeal is very similar to adding barley flakes to a soup. I love the low calorie and sugar content. You could add pretty much anything your heart might desire and it would work here.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a saucepan, saute the onions in the butter until they are translucent. Add the chopped tomatoes, and saute until the tomatoes are tender. In a bowl on the side, mix the oatmeal with one cup of cool water. Add this mixture to the saucepan. Add another 4 cups of water and all of the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 20-30 minutes, or until the oatmeal is well cooked and the onion is soft.
  2. VARIATION 1: add some finely chopped or grated vegetables (carrots, cabbage, zucchini, cauliflower, green pepper, etc.) or a handful of chopped mixed frozen vegetables.
  3. VARIATION 2: make egg drop soup. In a small bowl whisk one egg with a fork. When the oatmeal is cooked, slowly add the whisked egg to the soup while stirring constantly. Then allow to cook another two minutes.
  4. VARIATION 3: add a teaspoon of ground cumin.
  5. VARIATION 4: add pieces of cooked and chopped chicken or meat.

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