Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Arabic Food Translations

The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Arabic Food Translations.  

While cooking your Middle Eastern food, you may come across some words that need translated. Knowing these common Arabic food words will be very helpful, especially if you intend to travel or even while shopping at a Middle Eastern grocery store.

There are several dialects in the Arabic language. This guide will provide the most common translations of each word.

Vegetables and Fruits

  • Potatoes: batatta
  • Rice: ruz,rizz
  • Banana: muz, mauz
  • Dates: balah, hurma
  • Apple: seb, tuffah
  • Figs: tin
  • Grapes: einab, 'inab
  • Pomergranite: rumman
  • Lemon: laymun
  • Chicken: dajaj
  • Beef: Lahem baqir
  • Lamb: lahem kharouf
  • Fish: samak
Meal Courses
  • Appetizers: mezze
  • Breakfast:iftar
  • Lunch: gadaa
  • Dinner: ashaa
  • Dessert: halawiyat
  • Tea: chai
  • Coffee: qahwa
  • Water: ma'a

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