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Saleeg (Arabic: سليقHejazi pronunciation: [saˈliːg]) is a white-rice dish, cooked with broth (chicken or other meat) and milk. It originates in Hejaz region in the west of Saudi Arabia, where it is commonly regarded as a national dish of the region. The dish is very popular in the city of Taif. Saleeg originated in the Hijaz region but is now popular all over the Arab world.[1] Some people say that it tastes like the Italian risotto.[2] It is usually eaten during traditional celebrations such as, Shabana.

Saleeg - سليق
The Hijazi Saleeg.jpg
Place of originHejaz, Saudi Arabia
Serving temperatureHot
Main ingredientsrice, broth, butter, milk


  1. ^ "Saleeg — a Saudi dish that won't let you down". 11 September 2013.
  2. ^ "Saleeg — a Saudi dish that won't let you down". Arab News. 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2019-08-23.