Welcome to PBA:

Plant Based Arab

Hub of Vegan Arab Cuisine

Where traditional Arabic food is made with a plant-based spin. Discover the plentiful naturally-vegan Arabic recipes, and easy to veganize Middle Eastern dishes. Find a collection of approachable plant based Arabic recipes to travel through flavour right into the Arab cuisine.

Popular Recipes

Check out our fan favourites:

Ruz b Halib - Syrian Rice Pudding
Vegan Atayef (Qatayef) - Middle Eastern Pancakes - Arabic Ramadan Desserts

Vegan Arabic Recipes

Did you know the Arab cuisine is loaded with plant based options?
Growing up in Jordan – with Palestinian roots and family from Syria – the founder of PBA (Waseem) takes you on a trip around the Middle East with his vegan Arabic recipes. Discover the plentiful naturally-vegan Arabic recipes, and learn how to make the traditional classics with a vegan twist.

Platter of Yalanji (Vegetarian Grape Leaves).
Platter of Makloubeh (layered rice dish).

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Meet Waseem
Meet Waseem

Salam 👋🏼 I’m Waseem. The founder of Plant Based Arab. I recreate my favourite childhood Arabic recipes with a vegan twist. Featuring the naturally-vegan authentic dishes (like Falafel and Hummus to name a few). I’m here so you can learn about the vegan Arab cuisine.

The Latest on PBA:

Vegan Savoury Baking

Browse a selection of savoury baking recipes with Middle Eastern flavours, sweet & tangy shareable sides, and hearty baked meals.

Everyday Recipes

Need a last-minute recipe? Here are our go-to quick & easy vegan recipes to make on a busy day. Including lots of stews & pastas.


Want to explore the vegan Middle Eastern cuisine and the popular plant-based Arabic foods?

Check out our eBook with 15 Vegan Middle Eastern recipes that you must try!

Plus 5 bonus recipes you’ll need!

A cover photo of the eBook: 15 Vegan Middle Eastern Recipes - Created by Waseem Hijazi - From Plant Based Arab
Vegan Middle Eastern eBook

Try a one-week vegan challenge with 25 of our delicious & easy plant-based recipes for any meal of the day.

In this FREE eBook, you’ll find enough recipes that’ll make you Go Vegan For A Week!

Click the photo to get your copy.

A cover photo of the eBook: Go Vegan For A Week - Created by Waseem Hijazi - From Plant Based Arab
Go Vegan For A Week eBook