25+ Tasty Foods that Start with U with Pictures

Last Updated on November 6, 2023

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Foods that Start With U

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Healthy Foods that Start with U

  1. Unsweetened yogurt
  2. Unsweetened almond milk
  3. Ugli fruit
  4. Udon noodles
  5. Uni

Dishes that Begin with the Letter “U”

  1. Ukha
  2. Upma
  3. Umbria
  4. Umami burger
  5. Uttapam
  6. Udon noodles
  7. Ugali
  8. Unagi
  9. Uramak

Snacks that Begin with the Letter “U”

  1. Ugli Fruit
  2. Urban Accents Popcorn
  3. Udon Noodles
  4. Udong Soup
  5. USA Rice Cakes
  6. US Popcorn
  7. Utah Scones
  8. Uvelka Porridge

Sweets that Start with the Letter “U”

  1. Ube Cheesecake
  2. Unicorn Cake
  3. Ube Halaya
  4. Ube Ice Cream
  5. Unicorn Candy

Common Foods that Start with U

List of Common Foods that Start with U

  • Udon
  • Ukoy
  • Uszka
  • Unagi
  • Upma
  • Ube
  • Umbrella Fruit
  • Utthappam
  • Utazi
  • Ugba

Food that Starts with U | Facts and Pictures

Udon

Unlike ramen, which is a fried wheat noodle, or soba, which is a buckwheat noodle, Udon is a Japanese noodle that is made of wheat flour, salt, water, and starch. Common Udon dishes include Kake udon (udon served in a light broth) and Tanuki udon (udon soup topped with fried tempura batter).

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Ukoy

In Filipino cuisine, Ukoy is a deep-fried dish consisting of rice or wheat flour batter, shrimp, egg, sweet potato, squash, carrots, onions, green onions, papaya, and mung bean sprouts. This dish is usually served with vinegar sauces and consumed by itself, or over rice.

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Uszka

In Polish cuisine, Uszka (meaning “little ears”) refers to small flour and egg-based dumplings that have a filling of mushrooms, butter, onions, parsley, egg, bread crumbs, salt, and pepper. Uszka is commonly eaten on Christmas Eve and can be eaten in a soup broth or simply boiled as a side dish.

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Unagi

In Japanese cuisine, Unagi refers to freshwater eel. This eel, especially the Japanese eel (Anguilla japonica) is often served grilled in a sweet soy sauce-based sauce after being filleted — in a dish called Kabayaki. Saltwater eel in Japanese cuisine is known as Anago.

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Upma

In South Indian and Sri Lankan cuisine, Upma refers to a dish of semolina or rice flour porridge. It is often served as a breakfast dish and can include ingredients such as cashews, lentils, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, ginger, chili, onions, curry leaves, and coriander leaves.

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Ube

In Filipino cuisine, Ube refers to Dioscorea alata, the purple yam. Ube is often mashed, mixed with condensed milk, coconut milk, and/or butter, and is served as a dessert ingredient in ice cream, pastries, jams, and halo-halo (a crushed ice dessert with ube, taro, flan, ice cream, and condensed milk).

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Umbrella Fruit

The fruit of the Umbrella tree (Magnolia tripetala) is known as umbrella fruit and is common in the southeastern and southern United States. This fruit comes in a 4-inch cone shape and is red in color; it usually matures between the months of September and October.

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Utthappam

In South Indian cuisine, Utthappam refers to a thick pancake consisting of black gram lentils and rice. The rice and lentils are soaked, ground, and fermented, then fried in hot oil. It is topped with onions, tomatoes, coriander, bell peppers, coconut, and chili peppers, and served with chutney.

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Utazi

In Nigerian cuisine, Utazi refers to a bitter-tasting leaf of the Gongronema latifolium plant. It is chopped and used sparingly in stews that contain fish, beef, pepper, palm oil, and taro root. The leaves of Utazi can also be eaten raw.

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Ugba

In Igbo cuisine, Ugba refers to the fermented seeds of the African oil bean (Pentaclethrea macrophylla). The salad made from these seeds, also known as Ugba, contains crayfish, stockfish, palm oil, salt, hot chili pepper, cow skin, and onion.

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