Azerbaijan Cuisine

- Appetizers - Baking - Vegetarian - Soups & Stews - Barbecue - Meat - Chicken - Flour-based recipes - Fish - Pilaf - Dolma - Dairy - Salad - Sweets & desserts - Jams & preserves - Drinks -

Кofta bozbash - meatballs in broth

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Meatballs are popular across the Caucasus and Middle East.

Chilov pilaf - bean pilaf with fish

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Rice with beans and fish is one of the many versions of pilaf in Azerbaijan.

Toyuq plov - chicken pilaf

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Chicken pilaf is one of the many versions of pilaf popular in Azerbaijan.

Lamb or veal stew with chestnuts and dried fruit

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Lamb or veal stew with chestnuts and dried fruit is a very popular Azerbaijani dish, served with rice pilaf.

Sabzi qovurma - Lamb stew with herbs

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Sabzi qovurma or lamb stew with herbs is a classic Azerbaijani dish.

Ash or plov - Rice pilaf

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Rice pilaf or plov is the signature dish of Azerbaijani cuisine.

Lula - minced lamb - kebab

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Kebabs - barbecued meat, fish and vegetables - are a perennial favourite in Azerbaijan.

Firni - Rice pudding

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Firni is a dessert made from rice and milk, much lighter than the British and North American baked rice puddings.

Toyug shorbasi - Chicken soup

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Azerbaijani cuisine is rich in soups and stews - piti, bozbash, dovga and dushbara, to name but a few.

Umaj halva

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Halva is a traditional Middle Eastern sweet, popular in Azerbaijan.

Yarpag dolmasi - Stuffed vine leaves

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The term dolma covers a variety of stuffed vegetable dishes, widespread in the Middle East and Mediterranean area.

Baku halva

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Halva is a traditional Middle Eastern sweet, popular in Azerbaijan.