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As of global record-breakers, Dubai has the world's tallest pinnacle from world tallest building to the man-made islands on earth. However for all the city's plus points foods might top your list, at least for me it has. To be very honest, Dubai has a very harsh climate, making it difficult to go outside during the day time. So, grocery delivery in Dubai is a great option to avoid the harsh climate during days and this will enhance the experience of your tour.

Dubai is a city not at all like some other, with its astonishing and old history, it has emerged as a notable figure in hospitality and tourism. Dubai can be somewhat overpowering to first-time guests. It is a spinning blend of precious traditions and modern civilization. Dubai's Food is no different; from generation to generation, some of the traditional dishes have made their mark.

On the off chance that you do some research about traditional sustenance of Dubai, you will find out that Dubai has one of the unique tastes.

This article will guarantee the first-time tourists all the assortments Dubai has to bring to the dinner table. Following are the foods to consider in mind while traveling to Dubai.

1. Stuffed Camel

Stuffed Camel is one of the popular dishes in Dubai which is easily available in local markets or in online meat shops. Typically rich families serve this dish in wedding ceremonies. Base elements of this dish include an entirely cooked camel. It is likewise recorded in Guinness Book of World Records to be the biggest dish ever. In spite of the fact that this dish is so famous, it can barely be found anywhere. Hence making you work for the dish and legend if you ate it.

As many people reflected, this is the most flavorful and fragrant dish they have presumably ever tasted. The stuffed camel is prepared with camel meat, lamb meat, chicken, eggs, rice, pine nuts, almonds, pistachio nut, water and black pepper. In order to prepare the stuffed camel first off all camel, lamb and chicken are skimmed, trimmed and cleaned. Then boiled until meat is tender while rice is cooked until fluffy.

Afterward the nuts are fried until they turn brown and then are added to the rice. Eggs are also boiled hard and peeled. Afterward eggs are stuffed within cooked chicken and chicken within cooked lamb, subsequently stuffing rice and stuffed lamb within camel. Finally, the camel is broiled over charcoal until it turns brown and then presented on a large tray with leftover rice and boiled eggs.

You can eat stuffed camel at Local House Restaurant located at Al Bastakiya, near Meena Bazaar.

2. Al Harees

Al Harees is with profound with colorful taste. It is made up of meat and wheat. This dish generally is served during Ramadan, wedding and Eid celebrations. Harees or Jareesh is a dish of bubbled, broke, or coarsely-ground wheat, blended with meat.

Al Harees is prepared with lamb or chicken, whole wheat (called habb harees), ghee (or traditional samen), ground black pepper, ground cinnamon, roasted ground cumin, whole bruised cardamom pods. Harees is cooked in a pot beginning with ground wheat, meat and sprinkled salt. Then it is cooked for a very long time until the meat is totally broken down into the wheat. Afterward, the pot is buried within the ground, with coal covering it entirely.

Following a few hours, the thick blend is evacuated and mixed with an extraordinary bit of wood called 'midrib'. The last item is topped with nearby ghee and put onto level plates. Harees is a rich feast and is filling. You can eat Al Harees at Al Fanar Restaurant & Cafe inside Dubai Festival City Mall.

3. Shawarma

Shawarma is the most cherished dish in the region of Dubai. Indeed, even it has turned out to be popular around the globe but especially in Asian nations. It tends to be made with sheep or chicken. Generally, they blend garlic sauce, pickles, fries and tomatoes and enclose it by Arabic Roti. Shawarma is daintily shaved slices of meat, similar to a hamburger, goat, and chicken in some cases, turkey, folded into a steamed or warmed pita.

You can eat Shawarma at Al Mallah Dhiyafah Restaurant located on Al Dhiyafa Road.

4. Al Machboos

Al Machboos likewise is an exceptionally well-known dish in Dubai which is prepared with rice, meat, onion, dried lemon (Loomy). So to cook this dish all of the ingredients are cooked in boiling water until everything is delicate. As soon as the meat is isolated and rice is included, the process of blending starts. After that meat, rice, and vegetables are added and cooked again for two more hours.

You can eat Al Machboos at Al Fanar Restaurant & Cafe inside Dubai Festival City Mall.

5. Hummus

Hummus is a famous Levantine dip usually made from smashed chickpeas or other beans, olive oil, lemon juice, tahini paste and garlic. It is usually served in a combo with dishes such as Shawarma. Hummus is known to be very unique in taste as well as the perfect snack. You can eat Hummas at Foul and Hummus Restaurant inside Mall of The Emirates - Rose Garden Hotel Apartment.

In order to truly connect with any place you are traveling to, food can be a great way. So to make your tour to Dubai memorable and to feel the connection to its traditions, you must try these traditional and iconic dishes.
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  1. Wow, I've never heard of stuffed camel before but I am extremely intrigued!

  2. I would be interested in trying the stuffed sounded delicious, the way you described it. I'm not usually that adventureous with food, but I'd try all the other stuff too. I'm not a big hummus fan loss!!

  3. I didn't know that Stuffed Camel is one of the popular dishes in Dubai!!! It sounds so yummy! I hope I can visit Dubai soon and try those delicious meals!

  4. I always make sure that trying the local cuisine is part of my travels. Thanks for the tips on what to try in Dubai. Stuffed camel is new to me!

  5. I love a good shawarma! These foods sound so interesting but I’m not sure how I feel about eating camel 🤷‍♀️

  6. Thanks for sharing these great tips, I`m not very familiar with oriental foods apart from chai(Tea) and maybe chicken Biriyani so I really appreciate knowing what to order should I visit Dubai.

  7. That wrap looks amazing. I'd love to travel to Dubai.

  8. I love hummus so much! <3 I'm sure it's better in Dubai than from Tesco :)

  9. Out of your list I have only tried the Shawarma and the hummus. I can't imagine how it would be to cook an entire camel! I mean... how big are those pots? :)

  10. Dubai has so much to offer with food! Shawarma and hummus are my favorites without a doubt

  11. I have never tried any of these things. I will have to look into them

  12. I am not a big meat eater so I don't think I would try the camel but I do love hummus!

  13. These foods sounds yummy and unique! I want to travel there just to try all this food!

  14. Looks like a great food guide. I love shawarma and the as hoping to try out the hummus thing.

  15. I have never had any of the foods mentioned in your list but I sure would love to give them a try. The wrap looks delicious.

  16. Wonderful..Glad you shared this restaurant guide. I am a travel bug and looking forward to experiencing Dubai later this year this list will help me out.

  17. You leave nothing out in your post! Very detailed and the photos are well taken. I would love to go there and take in the views and the foods!

  18. So many things to love about Dubai! It's really beautiful out there. Truly a bucket list material.

  19. Thank you for sharing these amazing restaurants list, thank you for sharing it with us.
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