There is no need for a silver fork to eat good food. When you are in Dubai, you have a plenty of options to eat the authentic mouth-watering vegetarian and non-vegetarian food of Dubai. Dubai serves you with a delectable food cuisine that you must taste when you are in Dubai. Your Dubai trip will be like good for nothing if you don’t eat in Dubai.
Dubai is ready to welcome you with a great luscious cuisine. When you are traveling to different places in Dubai, the smell of delicious food will mesmerize you and you will be bound to taste that. So, here we have some of the appetizing food items from the list of things to do Dubai.
Al Machboos is a popular dish of Dubai, cooked in a large pot. It is cooked with rice, onions, and meat and seasoned with spices, salt, and dried lemon. This dish is prepared by cooking meat spices and dried lemons together in a boiling water until it gets very tender. After this, meat is taken out and rice is added with rest of the ingredients. When rice absorbs the flavor of spices, meat is added again and then the whole dish is cooked for 2 hours. It is a very famous dish throughout the Gulf area. It will cost you around AED 180 for two people.
It is a dish served with rice, butter, basil, onions, and grilled tomatoes. It is served hot and the best way to enjoy this food is to eat with the right hand without fork and knife. Kebab is made of lamb meat with ingredients such as onion, tomato, lemon juice, oil, salt etc and grilled on metal skewers. It will cost you around AED 75 to 120 for two people.
It is a kind of local pizza and perfect for your breakfast in Dubai. Its base is made with stretched dough or a flatbread and filled with toppings like akkawi cheese, zaatar herbs, olive oil, minced lamb meat, sweet jam, eggs etc. It will cost you AED 95 to 175 for per plate.
It is an Arab dish made with boiled or coarsely ground wheat mixed with meat (chicken or mutton) and salt. It is cooked on special occasions like wedding, Eid, Ramadan etc. It is cooked until the meat gets fully dissolved into wheat. It is traditionally served in a clay pot and topped with local ghee. Its consistency lies between a porridge and a dumpling. It will cost you AED 50 to 70 per plate.
It is a kind of vegetarian salad consists of finely chopped tomatoes, onion, bulgur, parsley, and mint. All the chopped vegetables are mixed together and seasoned with olive oil, lemon juice, salt and a pinch of pepper. This appetizing vegetarian salad will cost you AED 100 to 120 for two.
Baba Ganoush is one of the famous dishes of Dubai cuisine. It is made with smoked eggplant, onion, tomatoes, garlic, lemon juice, sea salt, and olive oil. Some people use fresh chopped parsley or basil to garnish and give a perfect look to the dish. It is best when served with hot bread. It will cost you AED 100 for two people.
Falafel is one of the most famous dishes in the UAE. You can find it at middle eastern food restaurant JLT like Saj & Co. They served it with pickle and tahini sauce. It may cost you AED 70 for two people.
Hence, Dubai is offering a variety of exquisite food that you cannot skip during your trip to Dubai.