Halloumi Fries Recipe

Halloumi fries

  • serves 6
  • Easy

Ever since we tried street food van Oli Baba’s legendary halloumi fries they’ve been haunting our dreams. This is our attempt to recreate that deep-fried cheesy magic


Make these halloumi fries for a satisfying side, then check out our veggie-loaded fries, classic potato wedges and sweet potato wedges. Also browse more halloumi recipes.

*This recipe is gluten-free according to industry standards



  • oil for frying
  • halloumi 2 blocks, cut into fat chips
  • sumac 1 tsp
  • ras el hanout 1/2 tsp
  • natural yoghurt 100ml
  • pomegranate molasses 2 tbsp
  • pomegranate seeds 100g
  • mint a handful, chopped


  • Step 1

    Heat a shallow pool of oil in a large frying pan. Thoroughly pat the halloumi dry before adding to the pan and cook, turning until golden brown on all sides.

  • Step 2

    Tip into a bowl, add the sumac and toss.

  • Step 3

    Mix the ras el hanout with the yogurt and season with salt.

  • Step 4

    Put the fries on a platter, drizzle over the yogurt and pomegranate molasses then sprinkle with pomegranate seeds and mint. Eat immediately.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 380
  • Fat 30.3g
  • Saturates 14.8g
  • Carbs 5.5g
  • Sugars 5.2g
  • Fibre 0.7g
  • Protein 20.8g
  • Salt 2.54g