Zurbian: A Festive Yemeni Dish

Zurbian: A Festive Yemeni Dish

Foods served on special occasions evoke emotion. The smell, taste, and appearance transport you back to fun family get-togethers and festive gatherings. They remind you of good times and important people. Zurbian is a fragrant meat and rice dish that rouses such...
Chicken Mandi: Yemeni Favorites

Chicken Mandi: Yemeni Favorites

When it comes to authentic Yemeni food, there is little more authentic than a hearty dish of Mandi. This delicious dish of rice and meat, cooked perfectly in a pit underground, is a traditional Middle Eastern food specific to parts of Yemen. Here is a recipe for...
Yemeni Cuisine

Yemeni Cuisine

Arab cuisine is unique in preparation, flavor, and depth. If you are not familiar with the country of Yemen or Yemeni food, you are in for quite a treat. Yemen is a Middle Eastern country located across the Red Sea on the Arabian Peninsula in Asia, but you don’t need...

Haneeth

Haneeth (Arabic: الحنيذ‎) is the traditional dish of Yemen. It is now very popular in the rest of the Arabian Peninsula and in many other Saudi cities such as Bareg and Al Qunfudhah and generally the Southern region of Saudi Arabia. Haneeth is usually made from...
Fahsa

Fahsa

Fahsa (Arabic فحسة‎) is a Yemeni stew. It is made of Lamb or Chicken cutlets with lamb broth. Spices and Hilba (a dip made with Fenugreek) are added after cooking. Best eaten with hot Arabic bread and/or Rice. It is cooked on  very high fire in a very hot clay, served...
Mandi

Mandi

Mandi (‫مندي‬‎) is a traditional dish originated from Hadramout, Yemen. consisting mainly of meat and rice with a special blend of spices. It is cooked wrapped in foil under very low fire for almost 3 hours. The meat used is usually a young and small sized lamb to...