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Armenian Cuisine


Lavash is a traditional Armenian flatbread made from simple ingredients like flour, water, and salt. It is thin, soft, and often used as a wrap or as a utensil for scooping up food. 1)


Dolma refers to stuffed vegetables like grape leaves, cabbage, or peppers. The filling typically consists of a mixture of ground meat, rice, herbs, and spices. 2)


Khorovats is Armenian-style barbecue or grilled meat, typically made from marinated chunks of pork, beef, or lamb. It is a popular dish for gatherings and celebrations. 3)


Harissa is a traditional Armenian dish made from slow-cooked meat (usually chicken or lamb) and cracked wheat. It has a porridge-like consistency and is often flavored with butter and spices. 4)

Armenian String Cheese

Armenian string cheese, known as “chechil,” is a type of cheese with a unique texture. It is made by stretching and braiding the cheese curds to create long strings. 5)

Armenian Coffee

Armenian coffee is a rich and strong coffee preparation that is typically brewed in a small pot called a “jazve.” It is known for its robust flavor and is often served with a touch of sugar. 6)


Gata is a traditional Armenian pastry made with layers of buttery dough filled with a sweet mixture of flour, butter, and sugar. It comes in various shapes and sizes. 7)


Ghapama is a festive Armenian dish made of a hollowed-out pumpkin filled with a mixture of boiled rice, dried fruits, nuts, and honey. It is often served during celebrations. 8)


Basturma is a highly seasoned, air-dried beef or lamb, similar to cured meat or jerky. It is typically sliced thinly and enjoyed as a flavorful snack or ingredient in dishes. 9)


Choreg is a sweet, braided bread often made during religious holidays or special occasions. It is enriched with ingredients like butter, eggs, and milk, and flavored with mahleb or cardamom. 10)


Khash is a traditional Armenian dish made from boiled cows' or sheep's feet and/or head. It is often enjoyed as a warming soup and served with garlic, lemon juice, and bread. 11)

Armenian Pilaf

Armenian pilaf, known as “plov” or “rice pilaf,” is a rice dish cooked with meat (such as lamb or chicken), onions, and various spices. It is often served as a main course. 12)


Sujukh is a traditional Armenian sweet made by dipping strings of walnuts into a heated mixture of grape or mulberry juice and flour. The mixture is then dried to create a chewy and sweet treat. 13)

Jengyalov Hac

Jengyalov Hac is a traditional Armenian stuffed bread made with layers of thin dough filled with a mixture of herbs (such as spinach, parsley, and green onions) and cooked on a griddle. 14)


Ttvaser is a cold yogurt soup commonly consumed during the summer months. It is made by combining yogurt, water, and salt, and often garnished with fresh herbs. 15)

armenian_cuisine.txt · Last modified: 2023/07/18 02:04 by aga