RECIPES

Badimjan Kyukyusu

BADIMJAN KYUKYUSU (Eggplant kyukyu) is a national Azerbaijani dish made of eggplant, onion, walnut and egg. This great vegetarian dish is not only very tasty and unusual, but also nutritious. Serve this dish to someone and ask them to guess what it’s made of. Everyone will think that, because of the look and taste, that it is...
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Cherry Vareniki

CHERRY VARENIKI Vareniki is a little pockets of dough that can be filled with anything. The fact that this dish actually came from Turkey, where it was called dush-vara. Turkish dish "dush-vara" has become a "vara-niki" and then "vare-niki." Having tried the Turkish dushvara (or how we call it "dushbara"), the Ukrainians were delighted and turned it into their...
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KyuKyu

KYU-KYU is a national Azerbaijani vegetarian dish, made of fresh chopped herbs and eggs, and served with a sauce of yogurt and garlic. Ingredients: 1 bunch of cilantro ½ bunch of dill 1 bunch of spinach 1 bunch of green onion (only the green part) a few leaves of fresh mint 5 eggs 1 tablespoon flour 50 g clarified butter salt and pepper to taste Preparation: Wash the herbs...
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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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Dovga

DOVGA – YOGURT & HERB SOUP. Dovga is a traditional Azerbaijani soup made of plain yogurt and herbs. Ingredients: 1 lb (900 g) yogurt 2 qt (2 ltr) water ½ cup short grain rice 1 egg 1 bunch of cilantro 1 bunch of dill 1 bunch of parsley ½ bunch of mint (or dried mint) Salt to taste Preparation: 1. Wash and finely chop the herbs. Read more
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