Tag Archive for: United Arab Emirates Cuisine

Israel, Iran, Levant – Sabich Sandwiches

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This dish is like a sandwich in which different vegetables, stuffed meat, sauces are served in the pita bread or some other form of bread. In this specific bread fried eggplant, hard-boiled eggs, salads, different sauces are sandwiched between pita bread or laffa bread. Their ingredients are basically from the Jews breakfast and it is also a dish of breakfast, but it is commonly found there as the street food sandwich and also in the snacks. The use of Tahini sauce and Amba pickle is also very common but it is the variety infused with UAE culture. Tahini sauce is basically a sauce from Arab and Emirati cuisine so it is a dish with different culture infusion. More specifically, Israeli cuisine, Middle Eastern cuisine, and Arab cuisine have the same roots of origin. Israel's culinary culture is the history of 3000 years. The history of Israeli cuisine is divided into different eras of development. At the time of 1940 to 1950, there were Iraqi Jews refugee created these dishes.

Iran, Iraq – Khoresh-e-Qeyme

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The most important dish is loved by every person who likes Persian and Iranian dishes. This is basically a stew of mutton in which vegetables like tomatoes, onions, peas, lime, and eggplant are added and serving is very important. The Iranian's Culinary tradition is the combination of many different cuisine because they have great impact of their tradition to them. Stews are very traditional dish cooked on the ancient time. Demons were very familiar with the artof cooking stews and soups and when Persian was inspired by them they used to have it in their daily food.

United Arab Emirates – Beef Al Harees

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This dish is a very healthy meal in UAE. Harees means SMASHED OR MASHED. According to the Patron Saint of Armenia, this meal is served for charity and poor children. This is the national dish of Armenia. The dish is served and cooked in many countries but with some variations according to the taste of that particular area.

United Arab Emirates – Kabsa

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This is known as MIXED RICE PLATTER also NATIONAL DISH OF ARABS. This dish is very versatile and popular in the UNITED ARAB EMIRATES. The word KABASA means to squeeze out. In this dish, this word means to cook all the elements like meat portion and vegetables with rice is squeezed in one pot. There are many varieties of KABASA served in UAE according to the different addition of ingredients.

United Arab Emirates – Arabic Tea

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Tea is popular worldwide, it is also a prominent part of the Arabic world. They have huge fans of this Arabic Tea which is served with dates and honey. In Arabic society tea has the gesture of many things.

United Arab Emirates – Beef Murtabak

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This is Middle Eastern style stuffed bread or stuffed pancakes. This fried and stuffed bread found in the Asian side of the world like Saudia Arabia, Yemen, Dubai, Kuwait, Malaysia, etc. The word MURTABAK is an Arabic word that means FOLDED.

United Arab Emirates – Ful Medames

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Ful Medames is also known as FUL, a vegetarian dish of UAE. It is a curry of Fava Beans with vegetables and spices served with hard-boiled eggs. The place of origin of ful medames is EGYPT. The cooking method of making ful medames is mentioned in a ''book of Jerusalem''.

The United Arab Emirates – Lamb Quzi

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Quzi is an Arabic dish made up of rice and lamb but in a unique way. The name of this dish came from the Turkish Language. The word Quzi in Arabic and KUZU in Turkish. Both words have the same meaning in English; Lamb. This dish has many regional variations according to the world's different cultures.

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 – 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.