RECIPES

Guru Khingal

GURU KHINGAL There are two types of Khingal dishes in Azerbaijani cuisine – Sulu Khingal and Guru Khingal. Both of them are made with lamb meat, homemade diamond-shape noodles, and fried onion. The difference between them is that Sulu Khingal is served with lamb broth and chickpeas, which are cooked together with the lamb pieces, and Guru Khingal...
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Lyulya-Tava Kebab

LYULYA-TAVA KEBAB In Azerbaijani cuisine, there are many types of kebab, one of which is Lyulya-Tava Kebab--minced meat formed into thin, long, tube-like sausages that are fried in a pan. The word Lyulya means "tube" in Turkish, Kebab means "fried meat," and Tava mean "pan." Ingredients for two servings: 1 lb (½ kg) lamb (not lean) 1 large onion 100g chopped fresh herbs...
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Turkey Levengi Roulade

TURKEY ROULADE with LEVENGI STUFFING *A full-sized picture of this dish is available in the Gallery. Ingredients for 4 servings: 1 large boneless turkey breast with skin 1 large onion 1 cup walnuts 1 cup raisins 1 cup seedless prunes ½ cup seedless sour cherry-plums (or lavashana) 4 tbsp melted clarified butter 1 cup chicken broth (or water) Salt and pepper to taste Preparation: Preparing the stuffing. Read more

Badimjan Dolmasi

BADIMJAN DOLMASI (Stuffed Eggplant) *A full-sized picture of this dish is available in the Gallery. Ingredients for 3 portions: 6 medium size eggplants 1 lb (450 g) ground beef or lamb 1 large onion 1 bunch of cilantro ½ bunch of dill ½ bunch of mint 2 large tomatoes (or canned tomatoes) Salt and pepper to taste Preparation: Preparing the eggplants: Cut a long slit down the...
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Baked Salmon Fillet

BAKED SALMON FILLET *A full-sized picture of this dish is available in the Gallery. Ingredients for 4-5 servings: 2 lb salmon file 50 g unsalted butter 1 tbsp chopped dill 1-2 cloves of garlic 1 lemon Salt and pepper to taste Preparation: 1. In a small bowl, mix softened butter, crushed garlic, and chopped dill together. 2. Cut the salmon into portion-sized pieces and season with...
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