Armenian cuisine is one of the oldest in Asia. Its characteristic features were formed thousands of years ago. Traditional dishes were admired even by Alexander the Great. And interestingly, many of the traditions of Armenian cuisine have survived virtually unchanged. And one of those dishes is lamb recipe called in Armenia khashlama.
Khashlama (lamb recipe) is very popular Armenian dish, which is made primarily of meat with vegetables. Usually they use the meat on the bones for dish being to more nourishing and tasty, and the vegetables should be more meaty that they gave all their juice.
According to legend, the word of Armenian khashlama is derived from the “hashel” which means – meat cooked piece. and it’s a fact, doesn’t matter is lamb meat main dish or not, the unchanged thing is that in khashlama should be a lot of meat.
Although the cuisine of Armenia is complicated and time consuming, and often built on whipping and stuffing, khashlama is very simple lamb recipe, and you shouldn’t be an experienced chef to cook it.. Required attribute of all feasts and celebrations.
The lamb recipe from the chef at Tatevatun – Artak Sarkysyan, and we will prepare it. Well, are ready to make a nice and tempting surprise to your closests ones?
- Lamb - 0.6 kg
- Tomatoes - 0.25 kg
- Butter - 0.1 kg
- Green pepper - 0.1 kg
- Bow - 0.1 kg
- Meat to clear of unnecessary parts and put it under running water for 30 minutes.
- Then put on the fire pot of salted water as the water boils put the meat in it.
- Boil for half an hour.
- Add vegetables in boiling meat and boil until it wiil be tender.
- Add oil, when it will be finished.
- Serve with vegetables and broth.
Khashlama is a good reason to gather at the home all your friends, and with the glass of wine to discuss the latest news. But do not be surprised if in the course of your guests will smack one’s lips in pleasure, for one simple reason, it is incredibly appetizing!