Maybe you're sick of your dinner rotation and want to make something new, or perhaps you miss traveling and want to try cooking some globally inspired meals. Redditor u/PoissonIvyyy asked people to share their favorite authentic dish from their nationality or ethnicity. Here are some of the responses.
1.Vietnam: "Banh Xeo, a crispy savory 'pancake.'"
2.Taiwan: "Beef noodle soup."
3.India: "Biryani! Make it with vegetables, chicken, or (my favorite) mutton."
4.El Salvador: "Pupusas. They're thick, stuffed tortillas and you can customize what you put inside of it, like cheese, beans, pork, etc..."
6.Persia: "Ghormeh Sabzi."
7.Cuba: "Ropa Vieja, which is basically Cuban pulled beef stew."
8.Sri Lanka: "Sri Lankan rice and curry. It differs from Indian curry in a lot of ways and is worth a try."
9.Korea: "Cold noodles (naengmyeon) paired with barbecued short ribs (galbi)."
11.Indonesia: "Gado Gado."
13.China: "Mapo Tofu."
14.China: "Hainanese chicken rice."
15.Nepal: "Momo and achar. My family is from Nepal, and this is one of my favorites."
16.Puerto Rico: "Rice with Spanish chorizo, pigeon peas, and olives. It's so delicious, especially when served with some plantains."
17.South Africa: "Bobotie"
18.Japan: "Oyakodon Donburi."
19.Nigeria: "Jollof rice. It's legendary!"
20.Slovakia: "Halushki and homemade pierogis."
22.Poland: "Bigos, aka hunter's stew. It's basically stewed cabbage, meat and mushrooms and is so good."
23.Jamaica: "Ackee and saltfish with fry dumpling or fry fish and festival."
24.Syria: "Bamiya. It’s an okra stew with sautéed vermicelli in butter and chicken broth."
25.Mexico: "Cochinita pibil."
26.Sweden: "Kroppkakor (aka potatoes, meatballs, gravy, and lingonberries)."
27.India: "Aloo paratha."
28.Hungary: "Chicken paprikash."
30.Portugal: "Carne de Porco Alentejana. Portuguese pork and clams with potatoes in a great sauce. It's one of my favorites."
31.Lebanon: "Kibbe. It's my favorite Middle Eastern/Lebanese dish."
32.Denmark: "Meatballs in curry."
34.Brazil: "Feijoada! It's black bean stew with sausage and pork."
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