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.

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.

 

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Soto is regarded as one of Indonesia’s national dish.

 

Kabuli Pulao – Afghanistan

 

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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

 

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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

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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

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Semeç Masguf,or Masguf is a fish dish popular in Iraq. It is actually the country’s national dish.

 

Minchee – Macau

 

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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

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

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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

 

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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

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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

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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

 

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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.

 

See also

The Most Delicious and Most Popular Dishes From Asia

The Best of Asian Dishes: Most Popular Foods in the World

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