Azerbaijan Cuisine

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Almond rolls

Nuts and dried fruit are an ingredient in many different Azerbaijani cakes and pastries.

Qozlu/badamli borujuq - Walnut or almond rolls

Nuts and dried fruit are an ingredient in many different Azerbaijani cakes and pastries.

Biscuit “Fruit of Azerbaijan”

Biscuits are a delicious addition to a meal, and homemade biscuits are hands down better than store-bought.

Azerbaijan fruits pastry

Azerbaijan fruits pastry has special taste with saffron infusion.

Chicken fried in tendyr

Chicken fried in tendyr has unique and special taste and this meal specially cooked in tendyr which is a local stove made of

Pakhlava in Shaki style

Pakhlava in Shaki style is sticky and syrup-saturated Azeri pastries. It is so delicious with layers of chopped nuts.

Salad a la Sheky

In Azerbaijan cuisine there are several types of salads which have marvelous taste. Salad a la Sheky is one of them.

Potatoes shashlyk

Shashlyks or kebabs are a simple grilled entree that consists of alternating seasoned meat and vegetables on a skewer.

Kourma with alycha and lemon

Kourma is pieces of mutton or lamb on the bone (blade chops) stewed with onions, tomatoes, and saffron.

Ter khalva

Khalva refers to many types of dense, sweet confections, served across the Middle East, West Asia, Central Asia.

Kutabs with green and cottage cheese

Domestic or wild herbs with cottage cheese comprise the filling in this vegetarian version of a gutab.

Badam-buri

Badam-buri is a sweet pastry filled with almonds and sugar.

Egg-plant Jam

Eggplant jam is one of the unique and delicious example of the Jams.

Eggplant khurush

Eggplant roasting has special place in Azerbaijan cuisine and very tasty with roasted meat and eggplant.

Pumpkin jam

Azerbaijanis love jam or fruit conserves as an accompaniment to glasses of hot tea.

Peach jam

Peaches are a thick, starchy, fleshy fruit that make some of the finest tasting jam you have ever had.

Salad "Khazar"

Salads are great for any type of meal, whether a light lunch or as a filling main course at dinner.

Fisindjan of beet-root

Fisindjan of beet-root is one of the unique and original examples of Azerbaijan cuisine.

Shaki kulcha - Sweet & spicy Shaki pastries

Kulcha are a sweet, spicy pastry, traditionally baked in a clay oven.

Pickled tomatoes and aubergines

Pickles are popular in Azerbaijan as an accompaniment to a main dish or as a starter, and are often served as one of a selection of appetizers.

Khalva from wheat starch

Khalva refers to many types of dense, sweet confections, served across the Middle East, West Asia, Central Asia.