Azerbaijan Cuisine

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

Peshvenk

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

Shaker-pendir

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Shaker-pendir is traditional Azerbaijan sweet with classical marmalade taste.

Tomato jam

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Homemade jam is a great tasting addition to any meal. Tomato jam is a good alternative to may unhealthy condiments and sweets.

Sweet nazuk

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Sweet nazuk is perfect with tea, delicious and easily suits for decorating.

Kalakosh

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Kalakosh is a delicious soup with yogurt, rice and flour.

Onion pickled with sloe

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Onion pickled with sloe an appetizer going well with any type of meals.

Gəncə paxlavası - Ganja baklava

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The city of Ganja is renowned in Azerbaijan for its baklava, a sweet of pastry, nuts and honey.

Badimjan kababi - Aubergine kebabs

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

Azma - Minced liver

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Azma (əzmə) is a tasty way of cooking liver.

Doymaj - Garlicky fruit purée

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Doymaj (döyməc) is a tangy purée of fruit and garlic, usually eaten at the end of a meal to aid digestion.

Suzma khangal - Pasta with mince

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The term khangal (xəngəl) is used for a variety of dishes made from wheat pasta found across the Caucasus.

Qara ciyər kababı - Liver kebab

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Barbecued meat, fish and vegetables are a perennial favourite in Azerbaijan, especially in summer.