Armenian food distinguishes itself from other regional cuisines by the quality and freshness of the ingredients, the extensive use of fruits and nuts, the use of pickles and pickled vegetables and the use of fresh herbs. Try some Armenian food recipes and you will be delighted with the most amazing Middle Eastern flavors, so characteristic to the Armenian food.
Tutum Rechel Recipe type: Dessert Tutum Rechel is an Armenian food recipe for a pumpkin preserve. Ingredients 3 lbs. pumpkin 5 cups sugar 2 tbsp. powdered lime, mixed in 2 qts. cold water 1 stick cinnamon 4 whole cloves juice of half lemon Instructions Cut pumpkin, remove seeds and skin then cut into 3 to … Continue reading
Strawberry Rechel Recipe type: Dessert Strawberry Rechel is an Armenian food recipe for strawberry preserves. Ingredients 2 quarts strawberries 6 cups sugar 2 tbsp lemon juice Instructions Stem and wash strawberries carefully. Scald them in boiling water for 2 minutes, then drain. Add 4 cups of sugar and boil 2 minutes until it starts bubbling. … Continue reading
Kalajosh Recipe type: Entree Kalajosh is an Armenian food recipe of sautéed lamb served over rice. Ingredients 1⁄2 cup olive oil 1 lb boneless lamb, cubed 1 medium onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, mashed salt, pepper to taste 7 slices bread, cubed rice, cooked 1⁄2 cup yogurt Instructions Heat oil over medium heat and saute … Continue reading
Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe type: Appetiser Toasted Pumpkin Seeds are an Armenian food recipe and a popular snack there. Ingredients 1 lb fresh pumpkin or squash seeds 1 quart water 1⁄4 cup salt Instructions Bring seeds to a boil in salted water. Simmer for 30 minutes. Drain. Spread seeds on a cookie sheet. Bake in … Continue reading
Lavash Recipe type: Bread Lavash is an Armenian food recipe for flatbread. Ingredients 1⅓ cups warm water ¼ cup olive oil 3 tablespoons sugar 1 package quick-rising yeast 2 teaspoons salt 4 cups all-purpose flour ½ cup milk (for topping) sesame (for topping) Instructions Blend the warm water, olive oil, sugar, and yeast. It will … Continue reading