Tharid (Arabic ثريد, DMG ṯarīd, as Trid, Taghrib, Tashreeb and Thareed known) is a traditional dish of Arab cuisine, which consists of cooked meat and bread, and there are numerous variations. It is considered in Islam as a favorite dish of the Prophet Muhammad, who said something about his favorite wife, Aisha: " It exceeds other women as Tharid other dishes exceeds them. "

Tharid is widely used not only in the Arabian Peninsula, but also in North Africa ( nitride ), and even in the Chinese province of Xinjiang ( terit ). The Moors brought with different recipes for it to Spain.

The simplest version of the Court is to dip bread into the broth and eat it along with the meat. In another variant, bread and meat are placed in several layers one above the other. In Syria, ie, a similar dish Fatteh and is prepared by mixing roasted and chopped pita bread with yogurt and cooked meat. For the Moroccan trid cooked meat between paper- thin dough sheet is laminated ( Warqa ).


  • Alan Davidson: The Oxford Companion to Food, 2nd. ed Oxford 2006, article Tharid, p 794
  • Arab cuisine
  • Meat dish