5 Saudi Dishes To Break Your Fast With This Ramadan
Its Ramadan, and it’s a busy time in everyone’s social calendar! Iftar usually means dining on both traditional and an a plethora of international cuisines in case you fancy something different. Cooking at home is always a grand affair as you surround yourselves with friends and family to enjoy a feast around the table and this year, why not try a few Saudi dishes…?
Here are 5 Saudi dishes worth trying out, whether you’re cooking them at home, ordering in or going out…
Matazeez is a dish made up of flat dumplings cooked in a stew of vegetables, tomatoes, spices and meat. The dumpling dough is made from water, whole-wheat flour, oil and salt and then cut into circles.
A lamb dish much loved in the kingdom’s Asir province, Jalamah is a stew of meat cooked with onions, herbs and spices including coriander, black pepper, cardamom and cinnamon.
Mostly eaten as a starter, qursan is a dish made up of thin layered slices of bread covered in a thick tomato and vegetable sauce, garnished with fresh onions.
Often compared to an Italian risotto, saleeg hails from the Hijaz region and is made up of white rice cooked in broth and milk, and sometimes eaten with meat.
Jreesh is ground wheat cooked with rice, vegetables, chicken and fried onions.