24 September 2020

Dubai is a city that fascinates in many ways. Skyscrapers, luxury venues, food... Dubai, the most populous city of the United Arab Emirates, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Although it is known as an oil-rich country, there are many places to visit and food to eat in Dubai. In addition to high-rise buildings such as Burj Khalifa, the city's entertainment life is also very active. There are many activities you can do from amusement parks to desert safaris. However, the content of our today's article will be about the cuisine of Dubai rather than the places to visit. Dubai's cuisine; It has adopted different culinary cultures from many parts of the world, especially the Arab culture. Whether you went to Dubai for business or touristic purposes, returning without trying at least two of the dishes mentioned below will result in an incomplete Dubai trip.

1-Stuffed Camel

Although the name is a little scary, this dish is the most luxurious and ostentatious in Dubai. It's so flamboyant that it's in the Guinness Book of Records as the 'Greatest Meal in the World'. Chicken, eggs, fish, sheep and spices are stuffed into the camel and cooked in an open area over a fire. Even though it is still a traditional dish in Dubai or the United Arab Emirates, it is only served on special occasions, special occasions, and festivals, as it is a very extravagant and troublesome dish. If you want to taste this dish, it would be beneficial to coincide your holiday with a special time.


Shawarma, a sandwich of the Middle East, is a low-fried and seasoned meat. It is usually made with chicken or lamb. It is served with many side dishes such as Arabian pancakes, vegetables, french fries, pickles and garlic sauce. This sandwich is a dish that extends far beyond the United Arab Emirates. You can find it in many countries such as New York, Delhi, Moscow. However, eating this dish in Dubai will be a different experience. It will even be among the best meals you have eaten in Dubai.


Although Al Harees is very simple in terms of materials, its construction is not that simple at all. Wheat and meat are put in a bowl and cooked until a smooth, uniform texture is obtained. After they are completely mixed with each other, the mixture is ready to be served after slowly cooking in the oven for a few more hours.


Actually, as the name suggests, this is a kind of pudding or pudding. They say this dessert flavored with rose water and pistachio is like an oasis in the desert. If you want to prefer a dessert that is not too heavy after a meal, this dessert is for you.


Also known as Khuzi or Ouzi, this dish is a whole roast lamb or mutton dish. It is usually served with a bottle of rice on the side with vegetables and nuts. It is a very popular dish in Dubai because it is a whole serving on its own. It is also the national dish of the United Arab Emirates. In other words, if you have not been to Dubai and have not tasted this dish, you will have to go again.


Matchbous is a dish made by cooking lamb, rice and tomatoes in a casserole. What makes it special is the spice used. The dish uses a spice called loomi, made with dried limes and salted water. Apart from Loomi, many other spices such as cloves, cardamom and turmeric are used. Since it is the traditional dish of Dubai, you should not return without trying it.

7-Esh Damage

A dessert known as 'Harem Bread'. Its texture is similar to cheesecake and it has icing sugar on it. It is undoubtedly the most popular dessert in Dubai. We can guarantee that dessert lovers will love it.

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