With hundreds of dining establishments and cuisines available in Dubai, choosing which kinds of food to eat here can be quite an ordeal. But if you’re only in the city for a temporary spell, it would be best to indulge in some traditional, authentic Arabic dishes first. Here are some of the local Arabic dishes you should try if you’re visiting Dubai...
Seasoned beef and onions, tucked away in a tender wrapper, and topped with an herby yogurt sauce make this delicious recipe for Afghan mantu, or dumplings, a perfect crowd pleaser for your next party!
Shakshuka is a simple, easy-to-make, one-pan meal of eggs poached in a savory, spicy tomato and pepper sauce. It's just as tasty for breakfast as it is for dinner, and makes a satisfying dish any time of day.
Zhoug, a vibrant green cilantro based sauce from Yemen, is both fresh and fiery. It's layered with flavor, from earthy cumin, to aromatic coriander, to bright orange zest. Put a dollop on eggs, spread a bit on a sandwich, or use it as a dip, and enjoy the zingy and aromatic flavors of the Middle East!
Harira, considered the national soup of Morocco, is a healthy, yet satisfying, combination of tomatoes, chickpeas, lentils, and pasta. This vegetarian version is generously seasoned with aromatic flavors like saffron, turmeric, and fresh cilantro, and will leave your kitchen scented with the magical aromas of Morocco.
Savory veggies stuffed inside a crispy, yet tender flatbread - yes, please! This recipe from Afghanistan is a fun and flavor filled street food called bolani. Serve them up as a light entree, side for a soup or salad, or pack them up for lunch or a picnic.
You are spoiled for choice when it comes to picking places to eat in Dubai, with the food scene well and truly thriving. But why not try eating out in a great place that allows you to not only appreciate some beautiful dishes perfect for delectable photography, but also the beauty of the city itself at the same time? Here are the top spots for superb cuisine that come accompanied by spectacular views in Dubai.
Crispy, crunchy, and rich, this luxurious Persian rice dish is perfect for a special occasion or celebration.