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Top Ten Dishes in Dubai

Top Ten Dishes in Dubai
Dubai is the best place to sample all types of Gulf and Middle Eastern Cuisine, including Iranian, Lebanese and Arabic food. The most prominent foods here are starters and salads. The other staple foods here are Matchbous, Esh asaraya, hummus, Ghuzi, tabbouleh and Mehalabiya.
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  • 1)  The Most Astounding Luxury Of Taste!

  • 'Stuffed Camel' is mentioned in Guiness Book Of World Records, as one of the biggest menus. It is in my view a luxury beyond the threshold of luxury. The dish is sometimes taken to be a myth, and has gathered many critical and disbeleiving compliments. However, this so festive, astonishing and delicious roasted camel recipe has served in the bedouin ceremonies, and now has become the gem of occassions in the houses of elite class in dubai. The recipe is a multilayered stuffing of chicken, eggs, fish and sheep in a whole camel. Does it stir multilayered hunger pangs too?! I bet it does!

    2)   Al Harees

  • If ever you have a chance to savor the exotic taste of United Arab Emirates, i genuinely recommend to try once this marvellous food invention! Made after long hours and lengthy preparations, this simple and elegantly delicious food item never misses a place in your taste buds! It is made by mixing a pinch of salt in a pot of wheat then adding meat in it and cooking the whole mixture till everything gains a coherent smoothness of texture and taste. Then the dish is baked for several hours and then served. You can enjoy this recipe as it is, enjoying a simple salty taste and the rich and intermingled flavors of wheat and meat. Or you can make variations of this dish according to your desire, adding things in it that excites your taste buds and adds fuel to the fire of taste!

    3)   Falafel

  • This mouth-watering dish is well known as ta'amia in Middle East and is one of the most popular dishes in Arab East. It also has the reputation of a commonly eaten snack in Israel, and i assure you that once you put it in your mouth, it occupies the throne of taste in your heart too! This recipe in essence is a modified version of French fries, having Arabic colorto the french origin. Usually served as a side dish, this dish is a combination of chickpeas and various spices.

  • 4)   Hummus

  • A well known dip from the Middle Eastern culture. It is made from chickpeas, olive oil, tahini paste, lemon juice, garlic and salt. It is served with pita bread and fulfills the niche for a perfect appetizer or snack. It is also served as a dip with various foods. How can any of us forget the name of 'shawerma' when we mention hummus! Are you feeling the urge to try this dip with shawerma or other foods??? If Yes, then DON'T WAIT ! Try this out and enjoy the unique taste.

    5)   Ghuzi

  • A popular serve in dubai restaurants, it can be counted among the pride holder food items of ubai restaurants. Made from a whole roasted lamb served on top of rice, with vegetables and nuts. If you desire to get a core taste of dubai food and taste, never forget to have a meal of Ghuzi ordered.

  • 6)   Matchbous

  • Another lamb recipe from the exotic food assortment of dubai's cuisine. This dish is made from spiced lamb, tomato, stew and rice. A spicy 'spice' that shares the popularity of this lamb recipe is 'loomi', which is made from ripe limes and salt water. To broaden the spectrum of your taste, you ought to give this recipe a try. And once tried, you would find it hard to resist the temptations of re-ordering it induces.

  • 7)   Shawarma

  • This famous and perhaps the most eaten foods in dubai has gained immense popularity all around Asia too. This dish is made from lamb or chicken meat, accompained with colorful array of vegetables, fries, pickle and garilc sauce. The taste and preparations of this recipe nowadays varies from place to place, however, the graph of its popularity has never displayed a decline! One of the most ordered fruity drink that accompanies this recipe is the strawberry-banana blend.

    8)   Esh asarya

  • Known as The “bread of the harem”, it is a sort of cheese cake with cream topping. With a marvellous taste and melting texture this  dish has a special place in the popular desserts in dubai.

  • 9)   Tabbouleh

  • A genuinely vegetarian version of Arabian Cuisine. This dish is a salad, made from tomatoes, green onions and cucumber and is seasoned with fresh mint and lemon juice. It not only boasts up the health benefits but quenches the hunger in a balanced way. Associated with this recipe are the traditions of UAE and its popularity manifests the integrity of those long passed traditions of taste.

    10)   Mehalabiya

  • This wonderfully refreshing recipe has the sprinkling of rosewater and pistachios. This dish is primarily a pudding and is an all-time favorite dessert liked by allmost all age groups.

    Enjoy thse festive dishes and upgrade the spectrum of your taste with these recipes all the way from Dubai !

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  6. I really love shawarma, so many versions I tasted. In Dubai there are a lot of course but one of my fave resto for shawarma is at Zahr El-Laymoun (Lebanese Resto) in Dubai. I suggest you try it if you're really into shawarma :D

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  7. i tried Al Harees while in Dubai.It simply amazing,tickles the tastebuds....i loved it.

    on Nov 12 2014 2:22AM Report Abuse NORA MWIKALI
  8. heyim so lucky i'm from Dubai and have tried all of these dishes!!some day you can go to dubai it is wonderfull and the weather is sunny and hardly rains!im living in dubai in my collosal house im going to go in my swimming pool so i can swim.hopw u have a great day oh yeah i know the presidant he is realeted to me im his neice byye

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  9. this meal was shit, i made it for my family and it gave us all ebola

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