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Mahyawa

Found in: Iranian cuisine


Mahyawa or mehyawa is a tangy sauce made out of fish. It is originally from the southern coastal regions of Iran, but has become a popular food item in the Arab Gulf states, brought by the migration of the Persian Huwala and Ajam communities to the region. It is typically served on top of khubz (Arabic flatbread).

It is usually sold at Iranian bread stores, in distinctive clear bottles, showing the brown colored sauce.

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