20.01.2017 / by admin
It takes real talent to create mind-blowing vegetable dishes. Arabic cuisine, with its rich culture and influence, has done well in that department. Vegetable dishes in Arabic cuisine are given opportunities to shine with excellent pairings of bread and meat dishes. With a blend of aromatic, healthy and delicious spices that is customary of Arabic food, the results are simply delectable.
If you want to take home an authentic Lebanese experience and recreate staple vegetable dishes in your kitchen, here are some tips to help you get started.
Stock Up On Spices: Spices are the cornerstone of any hearty Middle-Eastern dish. Aside from contributing towards intense flavours, they also offer brilliant colours. Numerous spices used in Arabic cuisine also have amazing health benefits like zaatar and turmeric. Make sure you have a complete stock of spices in your pantry such as cumin, nutmeg, sumac, baharat, caraway, aniseed and turmeric at all times if you want to try your hand at Middle-Eastern food and want it to taste like it came out of a real, authentic Lebanese restaurant in Dubai.
Legumes Are Life: In Middle-Eastern cuisine, there’s no escaping the presence of legumes. Many dishes are actually the result of legumes combined with other grains and beans. From falafel to hummus, the options are varied and extensive. Packed with fiber which our body needs, they make for healthy food choices which is one of the reasons why Arabic food is so well-loved. Restaurants such as Saj Bistro in Dubai have on offer dishes such as Dhal Duo, Lentil Soup and Hummus with Shawarma.
Vegetables: Enjoy the full Arabic experience with a serving of Middle Eastern vegetarian dishes. The most famous vegetable dishes known all over the world of Arabic origin are Baba Ganoush (a combination of roasted eggplant and roasted garlic), Falafel, Fattoush and Tabbouleh, Hummus, Manakeesh and Couscous to name a few. Want to enjoy these dishes without the hassle of preparing them? Drop by one of Dubai’s most authentic Lebanese bistros – Saj bistro.