A thin piece of round dough, topped with minced municipal meat, chopped vegetables and herbs such as onions, tomatoes and parsley, then baked in the oven. It is often served wrapped with vegetables and pickles and drunk with yogurt or rapeseed.
It is popular and famous in Syria as well as Palestine, Lebanon, and Jordan, and the most famous of its types are the Damascene plate, Baalbekah, Aleppo and Armenian plates in Aleppo. The plate is also spread in Brazil, where there is a large Shami community in this country.
The lahmacun relies mainly on rolling the dough, spreading it and placing the spiced minced meat on top of it, and then the baking process in the oven, hence the name lahmacun, where the dough is thin.