Haliva

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Haleva
Haleva.jpg
CourseMain course
Place of originCircassia
Serving temperatureHot
Main ingredientsBeef, leek
Haliva(Хьэлжъо) and Mataz (Мэтазэ), two of the prominent traditional Adyghe snacks

Haleva (Haliva) (Adyghe: хьэлжъо [ħalʐʷa] is a fried dough turnover filled with either potatoes or Circassian cheese.

  • Haliva stuffed with cottage cheese (Helive q'wey lhalhe delhu)
  • Haliva stuffed with potato (Helive ch'ert'of delhu)
  • Haliva stuffed with potato and cheese (Helive ch'ert'ofre q'weyre delhu)
  • Haliva stuffed with haricot beans (Heliva jesh delhu)
  • Haliva stuffed with pears (Helive q'wzch delhu)

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