The Most Popular Dishes From the Asian Continent III
Let’s continue exploring Asia, the largest continent on the planet and have a taste of its most popular and most delicious dishes. Here’s an additional list of the most delicious and most popular Asian dishes.
Soto – Indonesia
As the largest archipelago, Indonesia has so many varieties of dishes to offer – one of which is Soto. This common dish that can be found in many regional variations of Indonesian cuisine is a traditional soup mainly composed of broth, meat and vegetables.
Soto is regarded as one of Indonesia’s national dish.
Kabuli Pulao – Afghanistan
Kabuli Palaw is a popular rice dish from Afghanistan. It is consists of steamed rice and added with carrots, lamb, lentils and raisins. It is regarded as the country’s national dish it is also spelled Qabili Palaw or simply Palau.
Chelow Kebab – Iran
Chelow Kabab is a very popular food in Iran. It is consists of steam Persian rice and kebab. It is the national dish of Iran.
Ghormeh Sabzi – Iran
Another very popular food in Iran is Ghormeh Sabzi. This herb stew is regarded as one of Iran’s national dish. Ingredients of this Asian dish include herbs such as leek, parsley, spinach and coriander. These herbs are cooked with black eyed peas, kidney beans, red onions and others.
Semeç Masguf – Iraq
Semeç Masguf,or Masguf is a fish dish popular in Iraq. It is actually the country’s national dish.
Minchee – Macau
Minchee is a delicious and popular dish from macau. It is consists of minced or ground beef or pork and flavored with soy sauce and molasses. It is served and topped with fried egg.
Harissa – Armenia
Harissa with a side of vegetables
Harissa is a popular dish from Armenia. It is also well-known in other Middle Eastern countries. It is consists of boiled, cracked ground wheat and meat or chicken. It can be garnished with cinnamon, sugar, and clarified butter. It is also called Harees.
Biryani – Bangladesh
Biryani is a popular rice dish from Bangladesh. It is consists of basmati rice, spices, meat, fish, egg and selected vegetables. It originated in Iran and is also popular in other South Asian countries.
Ema Datshi – Bhutan
Ema Datshi is a popular dish in the tiny country of Bhutan. It is considered as the country’s national dish. It is consists of chili peppers and cheese.
Mohinga – Myanmar
Mohinga is a very popular dish in Cambodia. This rice noodles in fish soup is considered as the country’s national dish and is available anywhere else in the country. Ingredients of Mohinga include vermicelli noodles, catfish, fish sauce, fish paste, ginger, onion, garlic, lemon grass and others.
Amok Trey - Cambodia
Amok Trei is a popular traditional dish in Cambodia. It is also called Steamed Curried Fish. Important ingredients include noni leaves and fingerroot. This Cambodian dish is coated in a thick coconut milk and is commonly eaten during the Water Festival.
Khinkali – Georgia
Khinkali is a kind of dumpling which is popular in Georgia and other countries in Central Asia. It is filled with various fillings such as cheese, mushrooms with spiced pork or beef with greens, onions and garlic.
Hummus – Israel
Hummus is a popular dish in Israel. This spread or dip food is made from cooked, mashed chickpeas, blended with tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic and salt. It is also popular in other countries such as countries in the Middle East.
Israeli Salad – Israel
Israeli Salad or Israeli Vegetable Salad is one of the most popular dishes in Israel. It is consists of chopped cucumber and tomato. Other ingredients are onions, parsley, green and red pepper, lettuce and dressed with olive oil, lemon juice and black pepper. It is called Salat Yerakot in Israel.
Japanese Curry – Japan
Japanese Curry is one of Japan’s most popular dishes. It is consist of selected vegetables such as carrots, onions, potatoes and meat such as beef, chicken or pork. It is regarded as one of Japan’s national dishes because of its popularity.