The cuisine of Qatar - Asia

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The foods of Qatar

The cuisine of Qatar is part of the Arab cuisine. Qatari cuisine is influenced by the desert climate, the Islamic faith, and the diverse cultures of the expatriates and migrant workers living in the country. Some of the most popular dishes in Qatar are:
Majboos: A fragrant rice dish cooked with meat, vegetables, and spices. It is considered the national dish of Qatar and is often served on special occasions.
Harees: A porridge-like dish made from wheat and meat, cooked with butter and spices. It is a common dish during Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr.
Thareed: A stew of meat and vegetables, poured over thin flatbread called khobes rgag. It is another popular dish during Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr.
Kabsa: A rice dish similar to majboos, but with different spices and ingredients. It is usually made with chicken, lamb, or camel meat, and garnished with nuts and raisins.
Ghuzi: A whole roast lamb served over nutty rice. It is also known as shuwaa and is a festive dish for celebrations and gatherings. Madrouba: A spicy and comforting porridge made with chicken, overcooked rice, and various seasonings. It is often served with lime zest and fresh herbs.
Jareesh: A dish of crushed wheat cooked with meat or chicken, and flavored with spices and herbs. It is a hearty and filling dish that can be eaten for breakfast or lunch.
Baleelat: A sweet dish of vermicelli noodles cooked with sugar, butter, cardamom, and saffron. It is usually topped with nuts, raisins, and cream, and served for breakfast or dessert.
Umm Ali: A rich and creamy dessert made from puff pastry, milk, cream, sugar, and nuts. It is similar to bread pudding and is often served hot with vanilla ice cream.
Luqaimat: Deep-fried dough balls coated with sugar syrup or honey. They are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, and are a popular snack or dessert.
The types of Cuisines in Qatar are influenced by:
The regional cuisine Appetizer recipes coming soon
Main recipes coming soon
Side dishes recipes coming soon
Dessert recipes coming soon
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Main recipes

Brown rice and chicken stir fry with edamame and walnuts Oriental lemon chicken Spicy peanut chicken Tomato stack salad Side dishes recipes coming soon

Dessert recipes

Meringues with ginger ice cream and chocolate sauce

Cooking in Qatar