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Food of Bahrain: Famous dishes of Bahrain

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Bahrain is a beautiful country and a small island which is located near the western shore of the Persian Gulf. The cuisine of Bahrain is famous around the world as they serve varieties of dishes with wonderful flavors in it. The country is famous for its traditional food which is also loved by the local people of Bahrain. The one reason behind the increasing number of tourists in Bahrain is beauty and other reasons are food. Many visitors only visit there to eat the delicious food of Bahrain. The important aspect of Bahrain cuisine is its desserts which have many varieties.

Here are some famous dishes of Bahrain are:

MASLI

Food of Bahrain
Food of Bahrain

Masli is a delicious and most famous dish in Bahrain which is loved by the local people of the country. It is street food in Bahrain available at every corner of Bahrain.  This unique dish is made up of rice, meat, and fish and cooked in a pot. It is a delicious and spicy dish of Bahrain.

BIRYANI

Food of Bahrain
Food of Bahrain

Biryani is a mixed rice common dish in Bahrain. This dish is made in Bahrain with Indian touch as the spices and ingredients added in the dish are similar to Indian biryani. It is a popular dish in Bahrain and eaten as a main course. This dish is a mixture of rice, eggs, different vegetables, and chicken. Biryani is loved by Bahrain people and served with red chili paste to add a variety of spice in it.

HAREES

Food of Bahrain
Food of Bahrain

Hares is a popular dish in Bahrain. Basically, it is an American dish but cooked in Bahrain with a different flavor. The dish is made up of boiled, cracked, and coarsely ground wheat mixed up with meat and seasoning with flavors to add taste. It is a dish which is mainly served as a starter.

JIREESH

Food of Bahrain
Food of Bahrain

Jireesh is the traditional dish of Bahrain which is eaten by the local people of Bahrain, especially on festivals. It is a delicious and wonderful dish. The dish is available at every corner of the country as it is considered as street food of Bahrain. This delicious dish has chicken, tomatoes, and some spices as the main ingredients. The dish is served with red and green chili paste to add more spices in it.  

MAHYAWA

Food of Bahrain
Food of Bahrain

Mahyawa is a popular food in Bahrain. It is a dish that is made from salted anchovies and includes various ingredients such as fennel, cumin, coriander, and mustard seeds. This dish is served in the main course of the Bahrain food menu and it is a tasty dish to eat.

MUMAWWASH

Food of Bahrain
Food of Bahrain

This classic dish of Bahrain is made up of rice and bean legumes. Beans are mixed with onions and a variety of dried spices like cinnamon, turmeric, coriander, saffron, and dried lemon before they mixed up with rice. This dish is traditionally served on large plates and is occasionally accompanied by sautéed shrimps that are arranged on top of the dish.

MUHAMMAR

Food of Bahrain
Food of Bahrain

It is one of the most famous dishes of Bahrain, Muhammar is a traditionally prepared sweet rice dish that is made up of grilled and fried fish. The rice is parboiled and steamed, but can also be fried in butter to form a crusty layer at the bottom to make the dish more flavorful. It is also flavored with varieties of spices, saffron, cardamom, cloves, and rose water and served with lemon juice and rocket salad.

QUZI

Food of Bahrain
Food of Bahrain

Quzi is a famous dish in Bahrain which is prepared with rice and roasted lamb. The lamb is stuffed with nuts, raisins, and various spices before it is cooked in the oven. This dish is combined with cinnamon, cardamom, and baharat and served with a bed of rice.

GHURAIBA

Food of Bahrain
Food of Bahrain

Ghuraiba is brittle cookies that are made up of flour, butter, sugar, and cardamom. It is a type of dessert served with Arabic coffee is a traditional specialty of Bahrain. It is mainly served after the main course as a sweet.

GAIMAT

Food of Bahrain
Food of Bahrain

Gaimat is a sweet dish of Bahrain, it is a type of dessert which is very much yummy and delicious in taste. It is a mouthwatering dish made up of ingredients like flour, yeast, sugar, corn starch, vegetable oil, and milk. All these ingredients mixed up to shape them like a ball and then heated in a pan to make this delicious dish. These syrup dough balls are mainly served on occasions like weddings, parties, and festivals.

KHABEES

Food of Bahrain
Food of Bahrain

Khabees is one of the oldest traditional foods of Bahrain which is made up of flour, honey, and spices. It is a classic dessert that is prepared with toasting the flour. Ingredients like ghee, cardamom, saffron, and rose water are added to the dish. All ingredients are combined and a thick paste is formed and to add flavors to the dish, grated coconut, raisins, pistachios, and almonds are mixed up in the dish.

All the above-mentioned, desserts, and dishes of Bahrain are delicious and must be tried when visiting Bahrain.

Jyoti Saini

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