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    Welcome to Bahrain!

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    Fri Mar 30, 2012 11:00 pm
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    Here is a coobook of Bahraini recipes: Visiting Bahrain 4/12!

    Thank you, UmmBinat!

    UmmBinat Bahraini Prawns / Shrimp in Tomato Sauce
    UmmBinat Saffron Basmati Rice
    UmmBinat Chicken Majbouz
    UmmBinat Machbous Ala Djaj (Bahrain)
    UmmBinat Spiced Shrimp and Rice (Machbous Rubyan) #81058 by JustJanS
    awalde Dajaj Fe Ga3ateh - Chicken at the Bottom (Bahrain) #477471 by UmmBinat
    awalde Arabian Gulf Shortbread Cookies (Ghiraybah) #471748 by UmmBinat
    Leggy Peggy Kuwaiti Daqoos (Tomato, Garlic, Cilantro Sauce) #474978 by UmmBinat
    Mia in Germany Bahraini Sweet Rice (Muhammar) by UmmBinat

    Last edited by Elmotoo on Fri May 18, 2012 8:38 am, edited 4 times in total
    Thu Apr 05, 2012 9:43 am Groupie
    Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:17 am
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    UmmBinat wrote:

    or thursday, lol. i had a big event to vend saturday & was useless until yesterday. trying desperately to get caught up with everything including the dishes.
    Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:20 am
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    Bahrain is officially known as the Kingdom of Bahrain. It has an area of 274 square miles(727 square kilomtres) and is approximately four times the size of Washington, DC. Bahrain is an archipelago of 36 islands located off the eastern coast of Saudi Arabia on the western shores of the Persian Gulf.

    The Bahrain Flag and Emblem

    In 2010, the population stood at 1,214,705, including about 235,108 non-nationals, as stated by the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs. The ethnic groups consist of Bahraini 63%, Asian 19%, other Arab 10%, Iranian 8%.
    It is estimated that 98% of the population are Muslim and there are small Christian, Jewish, Baha’i, and Hindu communities.

    The official language of the The Kingdom of Bhrain is Arabic, with English, Farsi, and Urdu also widely spoken.

    Bahraini Cuisine- Some websites with more information

    Traditional Bahraini Chicken Machboos / Machbous posted by Um Safia, who states, "Machboos is a dish of rice & meat, popular in many Gulf countries & across Saudi Arabia. Here is a version which is traditionally made in Bahrain. "

    Machbous Ala Djaj (Bahrain)

    Khubz (Bahrain) posted by GiddyUpGo, who states, "Khubz is a kind of pita bread that is traditionally cooked in a clay oven, but this version can also be made in your home oven. "

    Bahraini Sweet Rice (Muhammar) posted by UmmBinat

    Traditional Bahraini Muhammar - Sweet Rice Dish
    Bahraini Prawns / Shrimp in Tomato Sauce
    Bahraini Prawn Balls (Chebeh Rubyan)
    Traditional Bahraini Cardamom Coffee
    Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:39 am Groupie
    Here is an even better muhammar,

    It is Bahraini (Iraqi was not correct),

    Bahraini Sweet Rice (Muhammar) #443553
    Thu Apr 05, 2012 2:14 pm Groupie
    Here is another Bahraini recipe,

    Chicken Majbouz
    Thu Apr 05, 2012 2:20 pm Groupie
    Thu Apr 05, 2012 2:37 pm Groupie
    Thu Apr 05, 2012 2:38 pm Groupie

    Bahraini Fish Curry

    2 onions, chopped
    1/4 c butter, oil or ghee
    3 cloves garlic, minced
    3/4 tsp salt
    1 tbsp curry powder
    1 small cinnamon stick
    3 tomatoes,; peeled & chopped
    3/4 c water or chicken stock
    2 dried limes
    4 fish fillets

    Saute the onions in the butter until softened. Add the garlic,
    salt and curry powder and cook for another minute.
    Blend in the cinnamon stick, tomatoes and water. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
    Add the dried limes and lower the fish into the sauce. Cover the pot and poach the fish over low flame until it is tender and flaky. Serve with your favorite plain rice dish.

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    Arabic Qahwa
    Thu Apr 05, 2012 3:10 pm Groupie
    Surprise this is eaten in Bahrain,

    Fish and Chips (No Beer)
    Thu Apr 05, 2012 3:36 pm Groupie
    Here is my own cookbook for this tour,

    UmmBinat's Bahraini Recipes
    Thu Apr 05, 2012 9:19 pm
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    my hero, UmmBinat!
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