Turkmenistan Food

Turkmenistan Food

Lying near the eastern shores of the Caspian Sea near Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, and Afghanistan you will find a lot of flavor in its dishes. The local people usually eat meat (beef, camel, and goat), fish, whole grains, pieces of bread, and veggies.

There are many traditional and delicious foods one should try while visiting the country. Here are some of the must-try dishes

  • Shurpa - One of the most popular soup dish in whole Central Asian countries

  • Dogroma chorba- A meat soup that is delicious and easy to prepare by boiling mutton, or lamb meat, with the kidneys, heart, and lungs, using salt and pepper

  • Shashlyk- a common food in Turkic countries, which is made by grilling a lamb on the open fire

  • Chorek- Turkmenistan flatbread used for daily food

  • Kovurma- Preserved meat chopped into small pieces and considered as a tasty food that can be consumed both hot or cold

  • Gutap- A half-moon shaped flatbread stuffed with lamb or beef with on

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