Saleeg (Arabic: سليق Hejazi 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. Some people say that it tastes like the Italian risotto. It is usually eaten during traditional celebrations such as, Shabana.
|Place of origin||Hejaz, Saudi Arabia|
|Main ingredients||rice, broth, butter, milk|