Located in Central Asia, the Republic of Uzbekistan has a distinctive cuisine with a mix of East and West.
7 delicious dishes in Uzbekistan
Kebab (Shaslik ): The main ingredient of this dish is lamb or chicken or lyulya (a mixture of lamb and spices), cut into pieces and then skewered. Between each piece of meat is onion. This dish is usually served with adjika – a bright red sauce, spicy red pepper. Photo: Wekipedia.
Samsa: The cake is triangular, the lamb is mint, herbs, pumpkin … Photo: Samarkand cafe.
Kutabi: This is the famous Uzbek cakes, with meat or vegetables. Photo: Garrettziegler.
Egg Salad (Bademjan): Salad is a popular appetizer in the diet of the Uzbek people. The most popular are eggplant salad. This dish includes eggplant, radish, chopped peppers and parsley.Picture: Whltravel.
Lagman Soup: Dubbed “Central Asian ramen,” Spicy Lagman Soup includes noodles, fried lamb and vegetables. If you do not like eating with water, you can ask for a dry Lagman. Photo: Roboppy.
Wedding Pilaf: As the name implies, this is the usual dish used in the wedding reception. Dishes are a combination of rice, meat, carrots, onions, raisins. You can enjoy the Pilaf Wedding at many street cafes. Picture: Ndreiz.
Salad Tashkent: A salad named after the capital, made from beef, sugar beets and greens. What makes the dish different is that the ingredients are mixed with yogurt. Photo: Rodnesor.