حمص (Hummus)

Jordan food
Hummus is one of most typical food in meddle eastern countries. Boiled chickpea is made to smooth paste and then mixed with Tahini (sesami paste) and lemon juice (occasionaly with garlic). It is like a “not cold ice cream” that’s why it is incredible smoothy!

Mansaf, Levan

Jordan food
Mansaf is one of most important Jordan’s traditional food. Big cooked meat is put on the rice. I ate “Mansaf bi rafme”(bi rafme means with meat), very tenderized meat and soft rice with safran color. We can put Levan (yogurt with boiled soup) on it.

Fasuria

Jordan food
Fasuria means a kind of beans. This one is a soup with the beans, mutton meat and tomatoes.

Falafel sand

Jordan food
Falafel (fried mashed beans with spicy taste) and vegetables are often rolled with Khobz with hommos paste (chick pea with sesami paste). It is very nice and common snacks.

Kofta

Jordan food
Kofta means knead chopped meat. This is meat ball stew with paprica and tomatoes.

Foul

Jordan food
Foul is simmered red beans with spices (less saltu). It is served with olive oil and finely chopped vegetables to make more tasty.

Shatta

Jordan food
Shatta means hot chili (ingredient) or hot chili sauce in Arabic word, it is often seen on the table in Jordanian restaurant. It is hot, savory and little bit salty, so that you can put it to any food as you like.

Petra waffle

Jordan food
Awesome! Excellent! Delicious! The waffle with chocolate is the nicest item for souvenir.

Khobz

Jordan food
Khobz is the arabic principal/staple food and thin bread.

Arac

Jordan food
We can not enjoy alcoholid drink in the middle east but some countries like Jordan. Arac is made from Anis, so that it has curious flavors. Arac looks pure but turn white when you make a mixture with water. I enjoyed Arac with Beduin nomados.