Arabic food

Grilled Courgette Upside-Down Rice Cake with Beetroot Raita
Our take on the Arabic dish, Ma'loubay (meaning upside down) uses courgettes as its main ingredient. Try yours today with our easy recipe!
Deep-Fried Pilau Rice Bombs with Yoghurt Sauce
This rice-based Ramadan dish is sure to impress your iftar guests, and can be made for less than DHS 67
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Khameer
Mother and daughter duo, Dr Kaltham Kenaid and Fatma Saifan from Dubai's Vanilla Sukkar café, share their recipe for this traditional Arabic bread
Shuwa
Chef Ibrahim Salem from Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort shares his recipe for traditional Omani shuwa
Balaleet
A traditional Emirati sweet vermicelli dish with eggs and onion. A simple dish with an unexpected but elegant taste and aroma!
Legeimat
This traditional Emirati recipe has been personalised with the addition of mozzarella cheese by Zahra Al Nahdi. This pastry is a delicious and traditional sweet similar to doughnuts and is often served during Ramadan and special occasions
Machicha Fish with Rice
Fatima Al Qubaisi shares her traditional Emirati Machicha Fish with Rice Dish - taken from Culinary Magic of the Emirates by Alexandra Von Hahn
Margooga
A deluxe Emirati chicken stew with bread dough from Culinary Magic of the Emirates by Alexandra Von Hahn
Sambosa
Chef Waruna Kumara from the Arabian Tea House in Dubai’s Bastakiya shares his take on this traditional Emirati dish, which is perfect for sharing
Hammour Sayadiya
Chef Matteo Guerra from The Fish House at Intercontinental Festival City sources hammour from The Fish Farm. He showed us his favourite way to prepare this local speciality