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National cuisine of Bahrain for gourmets. Authentic recipes, delicacies and specialties

Bahrain, Manama city Tourists who travel to Bahrain during the holidays should remember a few things. Locals like to celebrate holidays with their family, welcome visitors, treat them to dishes and talk to them about their life and culture. Locals like to talk while eating. Local cuisine, traditional drinks, and cheese complement the excellent hospitality and surroundings.
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It is important to note that eating habits vary by country. They are consistent with the climate zones and cultural heritage of the respective states. The island Kingdom of Bahrain is a concentration of different traditions. Its indigenous stocks of delicacies remain unchanged and have persisted for many years despite the fact that it embraces the influence of various cultures that are common in it. The traditional food of Bahrain includes fish, meat, rice, and dates. Machboos is one of the most famous treats. It consists of meat or fish. Muhammar is another well-known food. This is sweet rice which is served with cinnamon sugar.
Bahrainis also eat other Arabic national original dishes. These are falafel (fried chickpea balls served in bread) and Shawarma (lamb or chicken wrapped in pita bread). National snacks include Samba and flavorful, tender cookies. Flavorful, light saffron noodles served with a spicy omelet on top are often cooked for dinner. Quzi is considered another delicacy. This is fried lamb stuffed with boiled eggs, onions, and spices. The traditional soft, airy bread is called Khobz. This is a large tortilla baked in a special oven. Numerous Khobz bakeries are located on the territory of the Arab state. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Lobster stew is a timeless classic. This dish is a constant favorite among gourmets and fans of national cuisine. Fresh fish of the Persian Gulf is another important part of the food of Bahrain. Hamour (perch) is the most popular type of fish here. It is usually cooked on the grill, fried in boiling olive oil or steamed. Safi (tastes like rabbit meat), Chanad (mackerel), and Sobediti (bream) are also popular varieties of fish. Seafood is eaten with rice for most of the year. However, it can also be served with noodles. A century of British rule in the Persian Gulf has also turned the fish stew served in every home into thin deep-fried chips.
The coffee is called Gahwa here. It is considered part of the traditional reception. It is usually poured into a coffee pot called Lalla. The aromatic drink is served in a small cup for coffee called finjan. There is a secret, unique recipe for a strong drink in every family. It is passed down from generation to generation. Bahrainis offer Gahwa with aromatic pastries or Oriental sweets to their guests. Their range will surprise even the most pampered gourmets. Every tourist who visits Bahrain should certainly taste chocolate fudge with a cup of coffee.
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Balaleet (breakfast) is the most important food in all cultures around the world, and Bahrain is no exception. Balaleet is an unusual food of the East. It combines sweet and delicious flavors together in one performance. Noodles with sliced "sprouts" of sweet and cardamom caramel are topped with an omelet. This makes it a satisfying meal. If you taste the dish for the first you may need a little time to get used to it. But you will enjoy this dish as soon as you understand the taste. Children especially enjoy Balaleet for breakfast because of the sweet, flavorful, thin noodles.
Lunch for most residents is a huge plate of rice and meat. Machboos is a national dish that is cooked mainly at home or in restaurants. Machboos is the dish that all tourists should taste. A unique blend of spices such as black lemon, saffron, black pepper, and cardamom which makes the taste unique is used for cooking Machboos. The best Machboos are served at Tabreez in Adhari. This is an absolute favorite among residents of Saudi citizens who often visit the city's restaurants.
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Sambusa is another delicious snack. It is perfect for any event. Fillings for an Arabic snack range from meat, chicken, vegetables, and cheese. You can find the best Sambusa in Abdul Kader in Manama. The service of numerous visitors starts from 5 am there. The tables are almost always occupied.
Bahrain Grant Mosque (Night view) Own culinary traditions are developed in the country. There are many original dishes inherent in the national cuisine here. There are also traditional Arabic, Indian, and Pakistani dishes here. Rice is extremely popular here. It is used as a side dish and for cooking pilaf. There are several varieties of pilaf here. One of the most common recipes includes chicken, limes, tomatoes, coriander, parsley, turmeric, garlic, ginger, and chili peppers. A mixture of spices consisting of black pepper, cumin, coriander, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, paprika, and nutmeg is a feature of the dish.
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Rice is also used for the cooking of Machboos. This dish is made from fish or meat with the addition of garlic, cardamom, turmeric, white raisins, and tomatoes. A complex blend of masala spices, which is also popular in Indian cuisine, is used in cooking. This dish is served sprinkled with pine nuts and herbs. Two marinades are prepared for making Tikka kebabs: from ginger and lemon juice, and from beetroot and yogurt. Different types of meat are used for preparation. It gets a beautiful, rich color and aroma thanks to the marinade.
Dajaj is another popular meat dish. It is a chicken stewed in tomato sauce. Zucchini, potatoes, onions, and spices are used for its cooking. All the ingredients are pre-fried and then stewed for 40 minutes. Light meals are eaten during the Holy month of Ramadan. Jarish is one of them. It is made from wheat and meat with the addition of oil or sheep fat. Wheat can be boiled or young (coarse or fine grinding). The dish is served with cinnamon, sugar, and melted butter. The consistency can be of any degree of density. This dish has been known since the X century.
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Kabsa has several ways of cooking, depending on the country where it is prepared. Rice and vegetables with the addition of many spices (available in the form of ready-made mixes) are used in its cooking. Chicken, goat, camel, beef, fish or shrimp are also used. Meat is most often cooked in the Mandi technique using a tandoor. Lamb is cooked whole in an oven with rice, vegetables, nuts, and spices for a dish called goji.
Sheikh Isa Bridge in the background Tabouleh salad is typical for many Arab countries. Vegetables (tomatoes, cucumbers, onions) are finely chopped with a large amount of greens for its preparation. Bulgur is also added. The salad is dressed with olive oil and lemon juice.
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Bahrain is a real paradise for sweet fans. In addition to traditional for many Arab countries baklava and sherbets, other dishes are also prepared here. Habis is a traditional dish made from flour and vegetable oil. It is often served for breakfast, especially on religious holidays. The recipe is first mentioned in a cookbook of the X century.
The Reviera, Reef Island, Kingdom of Bahrain Jalebi came to the cuisine of Bahrain from India. The dish is reminiscent of Turkish kunefe. Threads of dough are prepared in a deep-fried dish consisting of melted butter. Jalebi is poured with sugar syrup, rose water, and lemon juice when it is ready. The recipe belongs to the XIII century. Ma'amoul is a cookie that is made from flour or semolina. It is often cooked for the end of the Holy month of Ramadan. It is served to guests with coffee.
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Umm Ali (Ali's Mother) resembles a pudding that is made from shortbread with the addition of milk, sugar, nuts, and raisins. The dish should be eaten warm. A dark legend accompanies the story of the dish's creation. The wife of the Sultan of Egypt cooked it for the death of the Sultan's second wife. However, this dish is very popular.
Sheikh Isa Bin Salman Library And Conference Centre Mahalabia or muhallebi is an ancient dish. It was created by a Persian cook in the VII century. This is a milk pudding served with rose water and chopped pistachios. Pudding is made from rice, sugar, rice flour, and milk. Hanfroosh is local mini-donut with saffron and cardamom. It is poured with honey and eaten warm.
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There is no ban on alcoholic beverages despite the fact that the country is Muslim. Beer and Arak (aniseed vodka) are the most popular. Coffee is extremely popular. It is prepared in various ways. One of them is based on the addition of saffron, cardamom, and rose water.
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Cuisine and restaurants in popular cities of Bahrain

Manama
Besides several types of kebab, the restaurants of Bahrain offer their visitors to order the dish called "dajdaj" (chicken meat stewed in tomato sauce) or "yahni" (meat with vegetables), as well as homemade meatballs made of lamb. Fish is also usually cooked on an open fire or grill. It is often stuffed with rice and mixed vegetables. The local dishes are surely notable and unique thanks to the widest choice of spices, which have already become the so called “signature feature” of the … Read more
Isa Town
Upon arrival, many tourists prefer to visit The Sultan Center first. This large shopping center is open in modern high-rise buildings. Inside, visitors will find hundreds of shops with all kinds of goods. It is a wonderful place to shop for modern clothes, jewelry, and numerous unique souvenirs. There are also shopping stalls in a small square in front of the shopping center. Here, visitors can purchase not only various souvenirs but also popular national food. Al Enma Mall is a trading … Read more

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