Iraqi Shopping List

This list is based on a family of six to seven.

Aldi’s:

Fruits and Vegetables

  • Apples, 2 bags
  • Oranges, 1 bag
  • Bananas, 2 bunches
  • Red grapes
  • Bagged onions, 2 bags
  • 3-Pack cucumbers, 2 packs
  • Cauliflower, one
  • 1 package of garlic
  • Romaine Hearts
  • 5-lb bag of Russet potatoes
  • Tomatoes (Roma), 4 packages
  • Carrots, big bag

Drinks, Meat, Miscellaneous

  • Homogenized Whole Milk, 2 gallons
  • Apple Juice
  • Orange Drink
  • Iodized Table Salt
  • Corn Oil, 3 bottles
  • Cookies, 2 packages
  • 2 dozen Large Eggs
  • Coffee, 1 can
  • Tomato paste, 8 cans
  • Ground black pepper
  • Chili powder
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Cumin                              (note: if Aldi’s doesn’t have them buy at ethnic market)
  • Curry

Laos Market (Butternut St. near corner of Townsend)

  • Milagrosa Jasmine White Scented Rice (25 lb. bag)      Usually around $22.00

Jerusalem Market (1927 Teall Ave., Syracuse)

  • Bread (pita), 20 packages                     (Samir’s on East Genesee St also has large pita)
  • Box of tea, loose (Lipton)
  • Plain yogurt, large
  • Chick peas, 2 packages
  • Split red lentils, 2 packages
  • Dried white beans, 2 packages
  • Black-eyed peas, 2 packages
  • Extra coarse bulgur, 1 package

Other Items…Meat at halal market and lemon zest 


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