Chiburekki

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Chiburekki
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Chiburekki
Type Main course
Serving temperature Hot
Main ingredient(s) Lamb or beef

Chiburekki (Crimean Tatar: çiberek, Turkish: çiğ börek, Tajik: chiburekki, Romanian: șuberec, Azerbaijani: ət qutabı, also known as çır-çır) (sing.: cheburek) is a fried turnover with a filling of ground or minced meat and onions. It is similar to the peremech of the Volga Tatars, but made with a single round piece of dough folded over the filling in a half-moon shape. A national dish of the Crimean Tatars, it is also popular with the Crimean Tatar diasporas in Turkey, Romania, Russia, and Uzbekistan.

Chiburekki is a type of deep-fried dough cake made in Tajikistan. They may be deep-fried or baked and are usually stuffed with minced or chopped meat and onions. They are popular as snacks in Tajikistan.

Çiğ börek or Çibörek ("raw börek") is a half round shaped börek, filled with raw mincemeat and fried in olive oil, very popular in Turkey in places where a Tatar community exists, such as Eskişehir and Konya.

Töbörek is another Tatar variety, that is basically a Çibörek that is baked in a masonry oven instead of being fried in oil.

Khuushuur[edit]

Khuushuur

Khuushuur (Mongolian: хуушууp [xʊ́ːʃʊr]) is a kind of meat pastry or dumpling popular in Mongolia, similar to Russian and other cuisines' chiburekki.

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