RECIPES

Shomo-Kofte Bebeyi Osh

OSH SHOMO-KOFTE BEBEYI is a Mountain Jew dish. “Osh” means pilaf, “Shomo-Kofte” (Shomo Köfte) means cutlets made of ground meat, and “Bebeyi” means that the dish is prepared in an old-fashioned way. Unlike some of the other dishes of the Mountain Jews, this one is relatively easy to make. *A full-sized picture of this dish is available...
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Khoyagusht-Kyargi

KHOYAGUSHT-KYARGI (with Chicken). Khoyagusht is a delicate and delicious dish of Mountain Jew cuisine. There are a several types of Khoyagusht: meat (beef or lamb) and chestnut, meat, herb and chestnut, chicken and chestnut, and a simpler version with chicken and potatoes. The first part of the word “Khoyagusht,” “khoya,” means eggs, the second part “gusht,” means meat, and...
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Shuyud Plov

SHUYUD PLOV is a pilaf that is always made with dill, but prepared differently in different regions of Azerbaijan. For example, in Karabakh, instead of putting qazmaq (a crust made at the bottom of the pan when the rice is steamed) under the rice, they put lamb brisket or boneless leg and spread raw eggs on top...
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Dapchunda Osh

DAPCHUNDA OSH - Mountain Jew Pilaf Mountain Jew cuisine is well known for its delicious dishes. The unique recipes of many dishes are passed down from generation to generation. Dapchunda Osh is one of the best pilafs in Mountain Jew cuisine and is made with lamb, dry fruits, and nuts, which are all cooked together in one pot with...
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Qatig Plov

QATIG QOVURMA PLOV (Yogurt Pilaf)is a unique pilaf in Azerbaijani cuisine (nowhere and never listed in any cooking book or website). It comes from the ancient Iravan Khanate and known only by descendants who live in Baku and pass authentic recipes from generation to generation. (In memory of Jeyran-khanum Mamedova.) *A full-sized picture of...
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