On tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will have a great chance to enjoy the beautiful scenery, enjoy delicious cuisine, and also explore the traditions of the nomadic people. In Kyrgyzstan, the cuisine is based on the traditions and customs of such peoples as Turks, Persians, Arabs, Indians, Chinese, Russians, and Europeans. In our country, you can enjoy visiting restaurants in a rented car with our company. In this article, we want to introduce you to the details of the dishes that you can try on the tour and here they are:
On tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will be able to explore that bread around the world in Kyrgyzstan, and people attach great importance to it, love it. From time immemorial, the Kyrgyz people do not cut it, but eat bread and tea with their hands. And the bread must be up side and not the other way around. There are different types of bread, there is bread tortilla, round bread, which is usually baked in a tandoor, as well as small pieces of bread-borsok, which are fried on a hot fire. For the Kyrgyz, bread means prosperity.
During the tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will be able to explore that beshbarmak is a popular dish among the nomadic peoples who have existed since ancient times. Be sure to wash your hands before eating and say words of thanksgiving and blessing. The Kyrgyz people usually eat beshbarmak with their hands. Usually, at the beshbarmak meal, Kyrgyz people sit close to each other, and talk about life, work, and so on. The dish itself is prepared from dough, lamb or beef and with onions.
You have a chance to try a delicious dish called chuchuk, which is considered a delicacy, during your tours in Kyrgyzstan. The dish itself is made from a set of products that are usually prepared for the holidays. To prepare chuchuk usually requires ingredients such as kazy karta (ribs), salt, paprika, black pepper, onion, garlic, bay leaf and cumin. Also, various marinades of meat are used for cooking.
Another very famous dish that you can populate on tours in Kyrgyzstan is kuurdak, this is a sign dish that is prepared from fried beef, lamb, potatoes and onions. It was eaten from time immemorial by nomadic tribes, which were prepared on metal. And due to the fact that kuurdak is prepared on stones, the dish reveals a unique and original taste.
The soup of meat, vegetables and herbs is called shorpo. This dish is mainly prepared in the East. You have a great chance to enjoy a delicious dish during the tours, which reveals its taste when red pepper is added to it. And thanks to this, the dish becomes unique, and helps with colds.
Plov is a very popular dish that is prepared by different residents of Central Asian countries. It is also prepared in many other countries. Plov is prepared for significant events, such as a wedding, the birth of a child, a funeral. Usually the dish is prepared by housewives when they expect a visit from guests.
On a tour of Kyrgyzstan, you can rent a car and enjoy a delicious samsa, like a pie that is prepared with meat and onions. Other ingredients can also be added there. Samsa themselves are prepared in a tandoor, as well as on stones. Various types of meat can be added to samsas, such as beef, chicken.
The Kyrgyz have a traditional dish called manty. This dish is common to the whole family, and they are usually eaten with their hands. The dish itself is usually placed in the middle of the table, and so people themselves can put the desired amount in the dishes. Mantas are made from meat and dough, with other ingredients. And they are prepared in a special dish and steamed.
A traditional dish in Central Asia is lagman, which is made from noodles, vegetables and meat. You can buy the dough and make the dish yourself. You have the opportunity to try such a delicious dish that has turned into soup. Such ingredients for gravy can be put as eggplant, carrots, beans, radishes, onions, and also others.
Ashlyam – Fu
On tours in Kyrgyzstan, you can enjoy a delicious dish of ashlyam fu, which is in demand in Karakol. You can rent a car on tours in Kyrgyzstan with our company and try traditional Kyrgyz food. This dish is perfect in summer, and is served cold to quench your thirst, especially when it's hot. The most basic ingredients of this dish are vegetables, sauce, starch and noodles. This dish comes mainly from Dungan, of Chinese Muslim origin.
Shashlyk is like kebab, when meat is cooked on fire. In our tours in Kyrgyzstan, you can rent a car and try it in cafes and restaurants. The dish itself comes from the Turkic culture. It is also served with pickled food, sauces, and vegetables.
Dymlyama has a lazy way of cooking, and is notable for its taste. Here the ingredients are superimposed in layers. The dish itself is very interesting to taste and includes such dishes as lamb, onions, potatoes, bell peppers, tomatoes, and many others.
A dish of oriental origin is ganfan, which is similar to lagman. You can try a delicious dish with lots of vegetables, noodles, spices, but less water. And rice is also prepared as a side dish. This dish is usually served at the festive tables and it is an decoration.
The dish that originated from the Russian Slavic cuisine is borsch. Since Kyrgyzstan has good relations with the Russian side, this dish is very famous in Kyrgyzstan and it is loved here. Kyrgyz families also prepare borsch. You can also order it in restaurants and cafes. The dish itself includes ingredients such as vegetables, beef, and beets, which makes the soup red.
Kyrgyzstan is a country of many nationalities, and many people with their own customs and traditions also live here. And for this reason, Kyrgyzstan has many different fine cuisines. Cutlet is a delicacy that comes from French cuisine, and which is made from ribs. Meat can be taken by chicken, turkey, or beef. You can also add onions and potatoes to the cutlet.
Kyrgyz people have a delicious kurut snack, which is of domestic production. The dish itself is prepared on the basis of milk, and its preservatives. Kuruts are balls that can taste salty, sour, creamy, sweet or even spicy. Kurut decorates any table. Tourists love this snack, as it can decorate any table.
In Central Asia, they also like a soup called mampar. This dish is made from potatoes, onions, and boiled dough. You can also add onions and other ingredients. The dish itself is easy to prepare, and can decorate any table.
Kyrgyzstan was strongly influenced by the Slavic people, and therefore the Kyrgyz also love pelmeni. This food is usually cooked, the meat is rolled into the dough. And it is usually served with sour cream, mayonnaise or ketchup.