RECIPES

Etli Dovga

ETLI DOVGA - YOGURT AND HERB SUP WITH MEATBALLS AND CHICKPEAS Dovga is a traditional Azerbaijani soup made of plain yogurt and herbs. Dovga without meat is considered as a classic dish, but Dovga with chickpeas and meat – is a favorite one. To make this, not only tasty, but healthy dish you will need the following ingredients. Ingredients: 1 liter...
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Piroshki with Meat

PIROSHKI WITH MEAT RUSSIAN STYLE. Piroshki (or Pirozhki)  is a word for an individual-sized baked or fried buns stuffed with a variety of fillings. Piroshki are known as Russian hand pies with different types of fillings. Almost any product can be a filling for piroshki, but the most popular contain meat fillings (usually cooked and grounded beef) or a...
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Chudu (Shemakha kutabs)

CHUDU (SHEMAKHA KUTABS) Chudu is perhaps the most unusual food item in Azerbaijani and Mountain Jews cuisine. It is a crispy puff pastry stuffed with the meat, fried in the oil, and sprinkled with a sugar and sumac (savory spice). This unusual combination of sweetness and sourness makes Chudu very unique. Ingredients for the dough: Flour – 3 cups Milk -...
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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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Yarpag Dolmasi Baku style

STUFFED GRAPE LEAVES DOLMA in BAKU STYLE *A full-sized picture of this dish is available in the Gallery. Ingredients for 5-6 servings: 1 lb grape leaves (fresh or preserved) 1 lb ground lamb 1 lb ground beef 1 large onion ½ cup short-grain rice ½ bunch of cilantro ½ bunch of dill ½ bunch of mint 2/3 tsp salt 1/3 tsp black pepper Preparation: Prepare the stuffing,...
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