Iraqi Cigar

CARAD’s Fare Go Food Truck serves up delicious food at markets and events around Perth, while employing and empowering refugees and asylum seekers. To celebrate Refugee Week, Sunday 20 to Saturday 26 June, CARAD have shared this fantastic recipe from their food truck menu.

Try this recipe at home, or if you’re in Perth, keep an eye out for the Fare Go Food Truck at an event near you. This week they’ll be at the Perth launch of Refugee Week on Monday 21 June at Uniting Church in the City, Wesley Perth.

Find out more about CARAD’s Fare Go Food Truck at


1 packet of spring roll pastry (20 sheets per packet)
Fresh mint to taste
Fresh parsley to taste
3 tablespoons of dried onion flakes
½ a teaspoon of Lemon zest or lemon pepper
½ teaspoon of Baharat spices
½ teaspoon of garlic powder
300g feta or ricotta cheese
300g cheddar cheese
Salt and pepper to taste


Chop the parsley and mint finely and mix with the cheeses with the Baharat spices, dried onion flakes, lemon pepper, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Mix to a dough consistency.

Place a small amount of filling in the centre of the spring roll pastry, and roll up.

Deep fry three cigars at a time until they are crispy and golden.

Serve with salad, topped with tahini sauce.

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