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Last updated: 10 Feb 2017

Uzbek Cuisine

While designing a tour to Uzbekistan and Central Asia, it is strongly advisable to have an idea what you will eat and drink during the trip. See Uzbek dishes below to have an idea.

Uzbek Shashlyk from
Uzbek Shashlyk from

Uzbek dishes differ in appearance, fragrance and flavor. Some of them are prepared on the everyday basis, others are seasonal, some are cooked more rarely, depending on the seasonal availability of ingredients or to celebrate certain special occasions.

This page is meant for those whose occupation is to cook or anybody who likes to prepare food or wants to know more about the charm of Uzbek cuisine. The receipts below are supposed to give you an idea about what Uzbek traditional dishes are, so that you are prepared to order them when in the country.

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