If you’ve lived in the UAE you’ll know the emotion attached to Chips Oman. Fondly called the unofficial dish of the UAE, this humble snack has been a favorite of the young and the old from the 90s. And now, several tiny eateries and restaurants have incorporated the crispy goodness to whip up signature delicacies.
From sandwiches to donuts and sushi, here are 7 of Dubai’s most-loved chips Oman dishes.
1. Chips Oman Paratha At HumYum
If you haven’t tried the Cheese Chips Oman Paratha at Hum Yum, you definitely haven’t lived. This quaint Emirati joint instantly transports you to a quiet cafe in Europe’s by-lanes. There are carom boards that double up as tables so you can play a fun game while waiting for your food. As for the menu, expect to spot and savour all things Emirati in this cafe. And, it’s particularly known for Cheese chips Oman paratha. Stuffed with chips Oman and topped with a generous serving of cheese, this one’s a must-have when here.
That aside, the restaurant also whips up delicious Khamir- there’s cheese, Nutella, chicken, honey and more. Lastly, you definitely cannot leave their premises without washing down your meal with their Karak saffron chai.
Location: Lighthouse Community Psychological Clinic, Jumeirah Road, Umm Suqeim
Timings: 7:00 am – 3:00 am
Cost: AED 80 for two
Contact: 04 3883332
2. Chips Oman Sushi At Moshi
Moshi is a restaurant in the Oud Metha that brings together the world of Momos and Sushi. Giving a twist to the traditional sushis, the restaurant whipped up Chips Oman sushis, a delicacy that is certain to make you go back for more. The Cheesy Chips Oman Sushi costs AED 29. The dish is made of sushi rice stuffed with cheese and Chips Oman, topped with more Chips Oman. Did someone say carb overload?
Locations: Shop 5-6, Oud Metha Building, Near Lamcy Plaza, Oud Metha & Opposite Citymax Hotel, Behind Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha, Dubai
Timings: 11 am to midnight
Contact: 04 5269273
3. Chips Oman Sandwich At Abdullah Omar Cafeteria
This one’s a favourite hot spot among students in Academic city and those living in Silicon Oasis. Find them at the Eppco petrol station, on the Dubai – Al Ain road. It’s the perfect and cheap snack to have on the go. The Cheese Potato Oman Chips for just AED 4 is just perfect to munch be it for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It’s so worth it, you may wanna get two of it!
4. Oman Chips Regag At Al Label Grocery
Unlike UAE’s favourite chips Oman sandwich served at cafeterias, this one’s got an added goodness- NUTELLA! The bread is thinner than a crepe, smothered with nutella and topped with a generous serving of chips Oman. The sweet and salty combination for AED 5 is to die for!
5. Chips Sandwich – Al Halawa Cafeteria
A huge roll loaded with samosa, fries and veggies; grilled to perfection- we’re already drooling! And if you’re eager to bite into this divine combo, head to Al Halawa Cafeteria at Meena Bazaar. The chips sandwich is priced at AED 8 and mind you, it’s huge and more than enough for one person.
Location: Floor 1, Al Fahidi Souq, Meena Bazaar, Dubai
Timings: 9am – 11:30pm
Contact: 04 3514825
6. Chips Oman Doughnuts At Donuts Time
Donuts Time might be famous for their sweet creations, but the mini chips and cheese doughnuts pack quite the flavourful punch too. The donuts are made fresh and served hot. There’s loads of cheese in there, so be prepared for a cheesy affair!
7. Chips Oman Popcorn From Reel Cinemas
Reel cinemas recently launched the chips Oman popcorn in its Dubai Mall and Dubai Marina Mall branches. The cinema treat is made of oman chips along with the buttery tinge of popcorn- a combination we never knew could be made!