The way Qataris dine is different. And it’s unique too. They are okay with just yoghurt for breakfast and a light snack again for the dinner. Not just the patterns, but their dishes are also unique.


You may eat it alone or with rice, either way, it’s a tasty dish. Saloona means spicy meat and vegetable broth. You find all sorts of common veggies such as potatoes, tomatoes, and carrots in it.


Machboos| Img via Wikimedia Commons

Not just when dining at hotels in Doha Qatar the likes of Al Najada Doha Hotel by Tivoli, but also when dining at Qatari homes Machboos is a dish you’ll never miss out on. Are you a biriyani fan? Then, you’d love this too.


Little dumplings made up of flour, sugar, milk, and saffron, deep-fried and then dipped in sugar syrup give out a heavenly sweet taste. Luqaimat prepared as such is an impressive dessert, especially during Ramadan.


This is also known as ‘beaten porridge’ and has all ingredients of milk, butter, cardamom, and rice in it. This dish is also specially prepared during the Ramadan festive season.