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Nowruz-koje

Published: 23 april 2014
  Nowruz-koje is the main dish of family holiday table. This traditional dish is cooked on Spring Festival Nowruz. This day people arrange folk festivals, sport events, games, as well as sing songs. Since ancient times, great importance was given to lavish entertainment. It was believed, the richer table the more successful and prosperous will be held the whole year.

  The certain recipe of nowruz-koje doesn’t exist, as every family has own recipe of preparation. Traditionally, seven ingredients are used for preparation of this dish. But it is an optional rule. Number of products depends on the preferences of cook. Optional ingredients are meat, dairy products, several types of cereals, soup, noodles, salt. A special place in the preparation of nowruz-koje takes meat. It is dried horsemeat, specially prepared dried meat for the winter. The recipe also includes dairy product katyk - made from the fermented milk.

  Nowruz holiday is associated with the New Year. This day all people are hospitable and friendly, so family members get together to the traditional dish nowruz-koje.


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