RECIPES

Sabzi Plov

SABZI GOVURMA PLOV (Herb Pilaf) Pilaf is the signature dish of Azerbaijani cuisine. It is usually served on special occasions and known in Azerbaijan as Ash or Plov.  Azerbaijani cuisine has dozens of different types of pilaf, one of which is Sabzi Plov (Herb Pilaf.) The word “sabzi” in the name of the dish came into Azerbaijani language from...
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Toyuq Chigirtma Plov

TOYUQ CHIGIRTMA PLOV (Chicken and Egg Pilaf) Pilaf is the signature dish of Azerbaijani cuisine. It served on special occasions and known in Azerbaijan as Ash or Plov.  Azerbaijani cuisine has dozens of different types of pilaf, one of which is Toyuq Chigirtma Plov (Chicken and Egg Pilaf). The word “Chigirtma” in the name of a dish means that...
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Osh Lobeyi

OSH LOBEYI - Pilaf with Black-Eyed Peas. *A full-sized picture of this dish is available in the Gallery. Ingredients for 4 portions: 2 cups long-grain (Basmati) rice (cup size 250 ml) 3 quarts (3 liter) water 3 tbsp salt 1 cup black-eyed (beans) peas Smoked fish (on the picture is smoked Mackerel) Preparation: Cooking black-eyed peas. Place dried black-eyed peas in a bowl, cover with...
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Shakh Plov

SHAKH PLOV (CROWN PILAF) Pilaf is the signature dish of Azerbaijani cuisine. It served on special occasions and known in Azerbaijan as Ash or Plov. Azerbaijani cuisine has dozens of different types of pilaf, one of which is “Shakh Plov” (Crown Pilaf) – the King of Azerbaijani pilafs. The creator of “Shakh Plov” is a well-known Azerbaijani chef,...
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Toyuq-Doshama Plov

TOYUQ-DOSHAMA PLOV (Pilaf with chicken & chestnuts) Pilaf is the signature dish of Azerbaijani cuisine. It served on special occasions and known in Azerbaijan as Ash or Plov. The rice in Azerbaijani Pilaf should never be sticky. The basic cooking method is to parboil and then steam the rice. Pilaf is usually served as its own dish on...
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