Erbil Iraqi, Dubai

Iraqi cuisine or Mesopotamian cuisine has a long history going back some 10,000 years – to the Sumerians, Babylonians, Assyrians, and Ancient Persians and Arabs. Tablets found in ancient ruins in Iraq show recipes prepared in the temples during religious festivals – the first cookbooks in the world. Ancient Iraq, was home to a sophisticated and highly advanced civilization, in all fields of knowledge, including the culinary arts.

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If you are looking for some authentic Iraqi cuisine in Dubai. You will find it at one of the branches of Erbil Iraqi Restaurant. The interiors are quite unique and traditional.

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We ordered the special Erbil Cocktail which comes in layers of Avacado, strawberry, banana, and mango. I would recommend you try it. Fresh and fine!

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For starters, They served us Lentil soup with Hot Iraqi bread. We also had a mixed plate of mezze like hummus, mutabbal, and tabouleh.

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Iraqi Maskouf is the national dish of Iraq. The fish is smoked in a pit of charcoal and wood in the corner of the restaurant through the glass. We did not try it as it seemed a lot for two people.

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The Erbil Kababs were good. They are grilled right in front of you. Pair it with hummus or Mutabbal to enjoy it best.

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The Lamb chops were one of the best we tried. Grilled to perfection, juicy, and flavorful.

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I have made several visits to Erbil Iraqi and the chicken Tikkas are my favorite. They have a unique flavor to it which you don’t find at other Arabic restaurants. The only complaint is they don’t serve garlic sauce which would be excellent with the tikkas!

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The Arayes seemed to be fried as they were a lot crispier than the Lebanese ones. I would suggest you stick to the Iraqi dishes which are authentic and excellent.

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We finished off our meal with the Special Iraqi tea and Baklava. The Iraqi tea is excellent for digestion. It has sugar on the bottom so still accordingly.

I would recommend Erbil Iraqi as it’s a go to place for lunch with my Arabic clients and friends. If you have not tried this 10,000-year-old cuisine yet…I hope you do soon!

 

Post by: Mr. A

mr A

 

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