Traditional Cuisines Of UAE


UAE has an exotic cuisine which will leave your taste buds tantalizing. Their cuisines are tad bit like Indian food on the spicy front. This cuisine must be savored when you are in UAE. Here are some of the authentic Emirati cuisines.

Every day during Ramadan, the holy month of fasting, Harees is consumed at Iftar as it is easy to consume after a long day of  fasting. Being one of the most popular and most consumed dishes in UAE, one can find it at all occasions like Ramadan, Eid, weddings, engagement parties, or any special event. The harees grain is called wheat berries in English and can be prepared with lamb, beef or chicken.Harees-(Meat-porridge)

Thareed Laham is another prevalent dish to make when a Muslim is fasting. It is extremely normal to make Thareed for Iftar amid Ramadan since it is light on the stomach. It is essentially crispy flatbread layered with a meat soup. Really it is a cross between a healthy soup and a soupy stew. In the event that you live in the UAE, you can as a rule discover it in wealth amid Ramadan.


Kabsa is a family of mixed rice dishes with a mix of spices, vegetables, and meat. It is popularly known as Machboos. Meat for kabsa can be cooked in different ways. A well-known method of preparing meat is called mandi. This is an old approach that starts in Yemen, whereby meat is grilled in a deep hole in the ground that is enclosed while the meat cooks. Another method for preparing and serving meat for kabsa is mathbi, where prepared meat is grilled on flat stones that are put on top of smoldering ashes. A third practice, madghut, includes cooking the meat in a pressure cooker.


Batheetha is a trendy customary Dessert made of date paste, flour, and ghees. Batheetha can be stored for several months as it does not contain any water. Batheeth or batheetha is served either as a date based crumble or it is molded into bake cookies generally incorporating nuts or sesame seeds. Voyagers used to carry batheetha with them and had it for lunch. It was viewed as a full feast that would furnish them with vitality amid their long adventures providing energy during their long journeys. Winters is the best time to make Batheetha.


Stuffed Camel is one of the exotic dishes of UAE which also happens to be World’s biggest dish served in the world. The dish is served usually at Elite Weddings. The dish is cooked by stuffing the camel stuffed with one lamb, 20 chickens, fish, boiled eggs, rice and other ingredients like spices and vegetables.















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