Mombar, known as sheep fawaregh (in Arabic: فوارغ) is a delicious dish brought in the Arab countries, it is made from sheep intestines stuffed with a rice mixture and deep fried in oil. Mombar preparation takes some time and is considered a creamy dish.[1][2]

Mombar on the Egyptian way


  • sheep intestines
  • rice
  • tomatoes
  • onion
  • garlic
  • coriander
  • oil
  • tomato sauce
  • spices

A piece of Mombar (about 100 grams) contains about 149 calories. Some people make it in a healthy way for people with special dietary needs, such as people who are have Diabetes mellitus.

A serving of about 300 grams contains:

  • Calories:501
  • Fat: 14
  • Saturated fat: 1
  • Cholesterol: 0
  • Carbohydrates:85
  • Proteins: 8


The Mombar in Egypt is what is known in Syria as qabwat , which are lambs or sheeps small intestines stuffed with rice. Filling varies and rice remains the main ingredient for filling.


  1. Gil Marks (2010). Encyclopedia of Jewish Food. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons. p. 1. ISBN 978-0-470-39130-3. Retrieved 9 February 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "طريقة عمل الممبار المحشو بالأرز". اليوم السابع. 23 October 2012.

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