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Dubai residents can easily manage their weekly grocery expenses using a budgeting tool to keep track of price fluctuations. Image Credit: Pixabay

Dubai: If you have been postponing plans to make chicken biryani for the weekend, change your plans now. Make the dish tonight since the price of 1kg fresh chicken has dropped from Dh13.9 on June 9 to Dh13 today.

For fish lovers, it’s a good time to buy any variety like salmon, hamour, king fish or shrimps since their prices in Dubai have remained under control. However, sea bream fish has seen its price inch up, from Dh35.9 for 1kg on June 9 to Dh36.9 today.

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Price of 1kg fresh chicken in Dubai

The fallout from the Coronavirus pandemic has forced several families and individuals in Dubai to make economic adjustments. Therefore, any price control on one of their biggest expenses – groceries – is pleasant news for Dubai residents.

Prices of bananas too have dropped, so it’s a good time to get baking and make your favourite banana bread maybe.

Prices of cucumber and tomato too have decreased in Dubai. Now, you can use them to make a salad, a perfect accompaniment for that chicken biryani.

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These trends came to light as we tracked the prices of essential household items in Dubai. We will bring you a price basket of commonly used goods in Dubai on a regular basis. It will list the minimum and maximum price for household groceries, including rice, bread, cooking oil, meat, poultry, fish, milk, eggs, water, salt, sugar, fruits and vegetables and hygiene essentials such as sanitisers and face masks.

You can use it as a budgeting tool to track your expenditure and avoid being overcharged in a grocery store or supermarket in Dubai.

June 10 price basket
Families with children will be relieved to know that milk prices have remained unchanged for weeks together in Dubai. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
June 10 price basket
Add generous servings of extra virgin olive oil over your hummous as prices have remained stable. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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Make some biryani or pulao tonight since the price of basmati rice has remained unchanged. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
June 10 price basket
You can add some extra sugar in your coffee. Prices have been in check. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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Who doesn't love dates in the UAE? Date prices have remained steady for a while. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
June 10 price basket
Make your favourite chicken biryani tonight. Prices of fresh chicken have reduced. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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Fish prices in Dubai have been constant for the past few days. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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Grill some salmon tonight and have it with vegetables. Salmon prices have not increased. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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Whip up some spicy beef roast tonight. Beef prices are under strict control. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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You can barbecue some meat this week as lamb prices have been kept in check in Dubai. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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Grab a few extra packets of Arabic bread to dip into some hummous. Prices of Arabic bread are steady. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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Why not bake some banana bread tonight? Banana prices have reduced. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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Make a wholesome tomato soup today. Prices of tomatoes have fallen in Dubai. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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Why not make some lemonade for the family today? Prices of lemons have dropped by 50 per cent. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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The price of face masks in Dubai has not seen an increase in recent weeks. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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Consumers in Abu Dhabi can check grocery prices against a Price Monitor. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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There are channels for consumers to report price hikes in Sharjah. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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Ajman and Fujairah have made provisions for consumers to report unfair price hikes. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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Consumers in Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah can report unfair price hikes to authorities. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives