The authentic dishes of the UAE are full of spice and wonderful aroma that offers a wonderful dining experience! Given below are some of the Arabic foods that you simply must try if you are one to explore delicacies.

Traditional Arab Dishes
Must Try Dishes When in UAE

Stuffed Camel

Known in the Guinness Book of World Records as one of the biggest dishes in the world, stuffed camel is also one of the most elite dishes to try. This Arabic delicacy can be found at fine dining restaurants in Dubai and is usually served at weddings.


Al Harees

This is one of the Arabic dishes that take the longest time to prepare! Meat and wheat are boiled together with a pinch of salt for hours and hours with other spices added to enhance the taste.

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This is one of the most popular dishes even in Asian countries and served in most hotels like AVANI Deira Dubai Hotel. The entire dish consists of fresh vegetables cut up with a choice of meat all wrapped up in an Arabic roti.

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This is a famous dip made from chickpeas, olive oil, lemon juice, tahini paste and some salt and garlic. The dip goes well with dishes like shawarma, pita bread and other appetizers.

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Auburn Silver is a travel writer who has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world. Google+