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What is your national(ethnic) food ?




What is your national(ethnic) 

Palov  I'm uzbek! Our national food's palov! About Palov…
For cooking a palov you need oil, rice, beef or mutton, carrot, onion, raisins, pea, garlic, caraway, salt, some water. These are main foods for cooking a palov. First of all you fry meat in oil then add onion. After 10 minutes frying add some water. Then add carrot cutting like a stick, and fry some else minutes. After it you add peas cooking in boiling water and raisins. After some minutes add rice. But before adding rice, it must be in boiling hot, salty water. Then you add salt as your taste and some water. After 10- 15 minutes there must not be water in palov, and only then your palov is ready.


06:43 AM Nov 16 2009 |

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zahraa flower


Hello ,very nice subject.

     Here is how to prepare 1 of the most popular dishes in Algeria"Tajine Zitoune""Olives Tajine".It can be prepared with chicken or lamb or both.Personaly i like it with chicken.


 1. In a pot, put oil, chicken pieces ,onion,salt,peper,cinnamon,few thyme stems,bay leaves.Cook over medium heat until the onions are translucent then add enough water to cover meat.

 2. In a sauce pan, put the olives and cove with water.Let the olives boil for 5 mn (to not be too salty).Then put them aside .

  3. When the chicken pieces are cooked ,add the olives and sliced carrots .Bring the sauce to a boil; cover the pot and cook until  the carrots and the olives are tender.The sauce should be slightly thick .To do that add some flour (2 big spoons).

 4.To finish the dish , add 2 tbsp chopped parsley ,serve the dish accompanied with lemon wedges.Smile

03:55 PM Nov 16 2009 |

zahraa flower


  The National Food in Algeria and in other"Magreb Arabi" countries is"COUSCOUS"

These are some pictures of different ways to prepare this delicious dish.

04:13 PM Nov 16 2009 |



Iran, Islamic Republic Of


thanks for your topic

i have had a post about our food here

you can check it out :


have a nice time


04:39 PM Nov 16 2009 |




Nice topic! I'm an uruguayan, we don't have an ethnic food because uruguayans are not an ethnic group! we belong to different ethnic groups, specially european. But yes. we have typical dishes such as:


ASADO: Uruguayan are the people in the world who have more cow meat in the world (from 10 to 13 times a week)


We've got our national sandwich: CHIVITO



Our national drink is MATE (uruguayan tea)



An important desert is the ALFAJOR





There are a lot more uruguayan dishes, but i think these were the most important ones.

11:31 PM Nov 16 2009 |

zahraa flower


Well come brother .



03:12 PM Nov 18 2009 |




There is no ethnic Food or National food. Roti and Chapati(Indian Bread) can be called one. But that is eaten mostly in the north of the country.

10:23 AM Nov 29 2009 |

Altn Ay

Altn Ay

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Hey so NICE post:D

In Iran we have various kinds of ethnic foods becouse there are variouse ethos.

"Kabab" is the north west food,where i live:-)

we have it with "Dugh",a kind of drink.

I try to send the recipe laterrrr:-P

04:02 PM Nov 30 2009 |

Altn Ay

Altn Ay

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Thank u for the salad recipe,Lela:-)

Dugh is a drinking that is made of yoghurt.

Here the recipe:

  • 1 cup whole-milk yogurt, well beaten
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh mint or a dash of dried mint flakes, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups club soda or spring water, chilled


  1. Pour yogurt, mint, salt, and pepper into a pitcher. Stir well.
  2. Add club soda or spring water gradually, stirring constantly. Add 3 or 4 ice cubes and mix again.
  3. Serve chilled.

02:43 PM Dec 02 2009 |