Qatari cuisine

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Qatari traditional foods include:

Main dishes[edit]

Baba Ghanoush

Burghul pilaf[edit]

A dish made of cracked wheat, butter, onion, beef or chicken, and spices

Baba ghanoush[edit]

Main article: Baba ghanoush
Tabbouleh salad

Cooked eggplant dish

Tabbouleh salad[edit]

Main article: Tabbouleh
Koussa Mahshi

A classic salad dish made from tomatoes, cucumbers and scallions and flavored with mint and parsley

Qatari Mashboush[edit]

Kabsa,also called machboos

Rice with meat, onions, tomatoes and spices

Waraq enab[edit]

Rice stuffed vine leaves[1]

Koussa mahshi[edit]

Stuffed courgettes

Ghuzi[edit]

Roast lamb on rice and nuts

Levantine shawarma[edit]

Roasted meat in pita bread

Kabsa[edit]

Main article: Kabsa

Rice, meat and vegetables with spices

Balaleet[edit]

Noodles cooked with sugar, cinnamon, saffron and cardamom. There is often an omelet on top

DRINKS[edit]

Arabic coffee[edit]

Main article: Arabic coffee

Made from beans and spiced with cardamom, often sweetened or served with dates

Qahwa helw[edit]

A bright orange mixture with cardamom, saffron and sugar[2]

Mint and lemon cocktail[edit]

Avocado smoothie[edit]

Leben[edit]

Main article: Leben (milk product)

Milk product similar to yogurt

DIPS[edit]

Hummus

Hummus[edit]

A dip made with tahini(a sesame paste) and chickpeas

Motabel[edit]

A paste made from eggplant, garlic and tahini

Michee[edit]

Hummus without tahini

DESSERTS[edit]

Harees[edit]

Meat and wheat pudding[3]

Om ali[edit]

Bread and rice pudding[4]

Mehalabiya[edit]

Rose water and pistachio pudding

Shawarma

Esh asaraya[edit]

Cheesecake with cream

Zatar pie[edit]

Arabic bread with thyme

Shawarma[edit]

Main article: Shawarma

Marinated meat wrapped up in Arabic bread with salad and chili sauce

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Traditional Qatari Cuisine".AngloINFO Limited.
  2. ^ "Qatari Drinks".AngloINFO Limited.
  3. ^ "Qatar Food and Drink. 2014 Columbia Travel Media Ltd.
  4. ^ "Qatar Food and Food Etiquette". Soccerphile Ltd.