RECIPES

Quzu Qabirgasi

QUZU QABIRGASI (Lamb Chops) Who doesn’t love a lamb chops? Everybody loves their tender, juicy meat. There are many recipes in Azerbaijani cuisine with a lamb chops. Grilling on barbeque is one of the best ways to cook this meat. Another popular and easy ways of cooking lamb chops is roasting in the oven, stewing, pan-frying. This version of...
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Khoyagusht

KHOYAGUSHT (HOYAGUSHT) The story of the Azerbaijani Mountain Jews began thousands years ago during their exodus from Israel. They passed through Persia, where they picked up an ancient, Farsi-based language and seasoned it with Aramaic, Arabic, and Hebrew, and most of them settled in Baku, Shemakha, and Kuba, three Azerbaijani cities. The Azerbaijani Mountain Jews also refer to...
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Chicken-Pineapple Skewers

CHICKEN-PINEAPPLE SKEWERS with RICE. Ingredients: 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs 1 fresh pineapple 4 tbsp lemon juice 4 tbsp pineapple juice 4 tbsp olive oil Salt and Pepper to taste Preparation: Cut each chicken thigh or breast into 1 1/2-inch pieces, add salt, pepper, lemon juice, pineapple juice, olive oil and marinade for two hours. Peel the pineapple and cut it into 1 1/2-inch...
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Toyuq Levengi (Stuffed Chicken)

TOYUQ LEVENGI (STUFFED CHICKEN) Levengi is the name of the chicken or fish stuffing. Toyuq Levengi (Stuffed Chicken) and Baliq Levengi (Stuffed Fish) are the treasure dishes of Azerbaijani cuisine. Levengi stuffing made of walnuts, fried onions and variety of dried fruit, such as plums, prunes, raisins and lavash of sour cherry-plums. Toyuq Levengi usually baked in the oven...
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Buglama

BUGLAMA Buglama means "Steamed". Main ingredients are - lamb (or fish), onions, peppers and tomatoes. Buglama steamed in its own juice. Ingredients: 1kg (2lb) lamb (ribs or tenderloin) 2 onions 3 tomatoes 2 bell peppers ½ of bunch cilantro salt and pepper to taste clarified butter (only if necessary) Preparation: Place the pieces of lamb into the pot. If using ribs, select that have a fair amount...
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