For a new arrival in Jeddah, it is a bit of a challenge to find gluten free sources whilst traveling.
Over a period of 4 years, I have put together some sources that can help you find the specific
gluten-free resources you need in Jeddah, which I am happy to share. There will be 2 follow up
articles in the following months about ‘Gluten-free restaurants in Jeddah’ and ‘Gluten-alternatives in Jeddah’. Here are the gluten-free resources in Jeddah:
- Danube, Serafi Mall: has gluten-free flour, plain flour, coconut flour, corn tortilla,
sunflower seed bread.
- Lulu: has quinoa, gluten-free spiral pasta, rice noodles and rice paper for rolls.
- Star market: has Mung bean noodles and tofu.
- Asian stores (Sarawat Superstores. Koreana supermarket/restaurant in al Hamra/Berry
Garden market in al Zahra) may sell the following:
- Sweet potato starch noodle 红薯粉丝
- Thin) 红薯粉条 and thick) japchae ( Korean)
- Glass noodle/ mung bean starch noodle 粉丝
- Rice noodle 米线 （thin) 米粉 (thick)
- Yasmin flour mills, Azizya: sells a lot of gluten-free grains that can be freshly milled into
flour to make rotis/flatbreads.
- Abazeer, Madina road sells organic and gluten-free foodstuff.
- Refaat Centre st Saqr Quraish, as Salamah: Tel. no. 0126831327 has choices of bread made
of corn, millet, rice, and soy.
- Saqr Quraish, Al Salamah Jeddah 23436. Phone 0126831327 is a supermarket that sells 3
different flat breads made of herbs, corn, soybeans, millet crackers.
- Nahdi Pharmacy: Sometimes sells gluten-free products.
- I would like to acknowledge some of the contributions made by some of the women
from WhatsApp group “Real Food”, Jeddah.
- Tip: If you see something unusual or unique in a shopping center – like gluten-free stuff,
you might want to stock up, as they may not be available on your next visit.
- Please do your own research about what kinds of foods are gluten-free.