The magic of Dubai's cuisine with its blend of Iranian, Arabic, and Lebanese will leave you yearning for more. When you think of popular foods to try in Dubai, you will be spoilt for choice. Most dishes represent the tradition and are gastronomical delights. Here are some delicious must-try foods in Dubai.
The traditional well-marinated and slow-roasted meat on a vertical rotisserie can knock your socks off. The popular Arab dish has travelled beyond the UAE. You can enjoy the flavourful and succulent meat with Arabic roti. Don't forget to sample it with sides, including vegetables, fries, and pickles.
You may have sampled stuffed fish into a chicken, how about trying food from a Bedouin tradition that's also named as one of the largest grubs in the world by the Guinness World Book of Records? The delicacy typically features at a Bedouin wedding and is served by the most affluent Arab families. For adventurous diners, this is one dish that you can’t miss out.
Sweet-tooth lovers, you cannot miss out on savouring this Middle Eastern-style pudding. The rich creamy dessert is scented with rose water and cardamom and topped with a generous helping of pistachios. The refreshing dessert is a treat for your senses.
Ghuzi (also called khuzi, ouzi, qoozi, ghozi,or ouzi) is the Arabian Gulf showstopper. It's one of the most lip-smacking dishes that is prepared from whole-roasted lamb or mutton. The dish is served on kebab skewers with vegetables and hazelnuts over a big-hearted bed of rice. You’d love to relish this national dish of the United Arab Emirates.
Esh Hasarya (Esh Asaraya) is a sinful dessert resembling cheesecake. It's yet another dish that tops the list as Arab's popular foods. The rich, creamy frosting is sensational and the melt-in-your-mouth dessert is a compelling dish to have.