United Arab Emirates – Mahalabiya

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Mahalabiya is a sweet dish which is commonly liked by many people all over the West Asian countries such as United Arab Emirates and Turkey. Many people likes to eat this sweet dish in the month of Ramadan after aftar. This sweet dish was first introduced by a Persian cook in the seventh century.

United Arab Emirates – Shish Taouk

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This middle east dish is very similar with the one of the Persian dish named as Jujeh Kabab. The meaning of the word SHISH TAOUK is very difficult to find out. As the dish is, Skewered Chicken is the meaning of the Shish Taouk.

United Arab Emirates – Luqaimat ( Emirati Dessert )

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Luqaimat is a deep-fried dough that is then dipped into the sugar syrup and served by adding some nuts, sesame seeds over it. It is a local traditional dish of the whole UAE. This word LUQAIMAT is not actually the name of the dish. The actual name of the dish is the Arabic word, Luqmat-al-Qadi.

United Arab Emirates – Fattoush

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Fattoush is one of the local and popular cuisines of United Arab Emirates and it is served in different restaurants of United Arab Emirates. This dish is a kind of salad which is enrich with different flavors. It is originated from Northern Lebanon.

United Arab Emirates – Al Harees

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This dish is actually a mixture of many things together in a blended form and seasoned with some spices. Al harees can be known by many other names according the different region where they evolved with different flavours like JAREESH, HARISA, HAREES, BOKO BOKO and PORRIDGE PASTE. The Arabic word ''Harees'' mean MASHED or PASTE

United Arab Emirates – Lamb Maqluba (Upside Down Lamb Rice Dish)

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MAQLUBA literary means ''UPSIDE DOWN''. When this dish is cooked, It is layered in the pot like rice layer, meat layer and vegetables. Name of the dish is also seen in the book, named KITAB AL TABIKH. It is a book of 13th century recipes of UAE. Emirati dishes are very royal dishes because the use of the ingredients are very nutritious and rich.

United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabian – Shish Tawook Sandwich/Wrap

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Shish Twook sandwich/wrap is a nonvegetarian dish witch contains stuffed chicken slices in it. Shish tawook was the cuisine of the famous Ottoman Empire after that it became a part of the Middle East. This cuisine is mostly eaten in countries such as Turkey, Lebanon, Iraq, and the United Arab Emirates. It lies in the 5 top most popular dishes in UAE. Its similar dish is derived whose name is shawarma.

United Arab Emirates – Kanafeh / Kunafe

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Kunafa or Kanafeh, is actually a sweet dish/ dessert from the United Arab Emirates. Kitab al tabikh is a book of Dishes from Persia and Arabs. The word Kunafa is mentioned in this book. Kitab Al Tabikh Al Magrib Wal Andalus is also a book from MAHGREB and ANDULAS. In this book, Kunafa is described as thin crust, crepes are made layered with Cheese and rose syrup, topped with nuts.

United Arab Emirates – Tharid / Thereed

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This is the special dish from the cuisine of Arabs. In Dubai food festival, huge varieties of dishes are served and most famous among them is this ''THARID''. It is said that this dish is very authentic and from the back of the time, because this specific dish is mentioned in the Hadith of the specific Islamic sayings.

United Arab Emirates – Falafel

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Falafel is a dish from Arab cuisine. It is actually a ball-shaped dish that is deep-fried and then served. It is included in the street food of Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and even in Egypt. This is a purely vegetarian dish and loved by anyone who can eat tons of Falafel.