A traditional Emirati dish typically made from boneless chicken, lentils, coriander leaves, oats and various Emirati spices. Consumed on a daily basis, it has the consistency of a porridge.
A fundamental staple in the Emirati diet, dates are harvested locally and the country produces more than 40 varieties of dates. Traditional meals start with the serving of this sweet fruit. The role of dates is not just simply to delight the palate of a person, but it is also extremely important for trade considering that dates constitute up to 60% of the fruit and vegetable trade in the region.