Osh (food)

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Osh (Tajik: ош, also called palav, палав) is a popular Tajik dish consisting of rice cooked with meat and oil, similar to pilaf or biryani dishes found throughout Western and Central Asia.[1]

Osh is a specialty dish prepared by Tajik men on festive occasions. Aside from the basic ingredients, shredded carrot, garlic, or other vegetables may be included.


  1. ^ Social and Economic Change in the Pamirs (Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan): (Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan). By Frank Bliss. Translated by Nicola Pacult, Sonia Guss. Routledge, 2005. ISBN 0-415-30806-2, ISBN 978-0-415-30806-9 Pg 162. [1]