Culinary art originated with the advent of fire. It was in those days people appreciated the taste of meat baked on fire. For centuries, people have perfected ways of cooking meat dishes. Kebab has become one of the masterpieces of the art of cooking.

There are many recipes for delicious kebabs, and each of them is the best and “correct”. In Transcaucasia, it is believed that, as a reward for living in remote mountains, God gave the inhabitants the ability to cook delicious kebabs.

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Kebab in the Caucasus is a song that never stops and gets better every day. Flocks of sheep graze in mountain meadows, feed on thousands of grasses, drink water from mountain springs..

The meat of such animals has a special taste and aroma. According to Muslim traditions, kebabs are made from mutton and beef..

Traditions: with what they usually eat barbecue?

In Azerbaijan, lamb skewers are served with asparagus, artichokes, green onions, and chickpeas. Unripe grapes or slightly fermented juice of unripe grapes are recommended for improved digestion of meat..

Emphasize the taste of lamb shashlik pomegranate, cornel, plum. Buttered cherry plums, peaches are often present on the table next to baked meat.

In Armenia, it is believed that the most delicious kebabs are prepared by Armenian men. The kebab makers say that sheep grazing in the foothills of Armenia drink mineral water from the very bowels of the earth, which is why lamb becomes incredibly tender and tasty..

spring салатWhen serving kebabs on the table, fresh vegetables and greens, cornel sauce, grapes of different varieties, cheese, pita.

In Dagestan, very scrupulous about the choice of meat for barbecue. A self-respecting kebab maker takes only fresh meat. Delicious flat cakes with greens and cheese, fruits, vegetables and greens are served with the finished meat..

In Russia, kebabs are not only delicious food. Rather, it is a vacation, meeting with family and friends in nature. For cooking kebabs used lamb, pork, beef, chicken. Meat is pre-marinated using wine, vinegar, kefir, mineral water. Each kebab lover has his own pickling recipe.

On the territory of Russia, many restaurants and cafes of Caucasian cuisine offer to taste delicious dishes of national cuisine, including barbecue. Ready hot kebab served with fresh vegetables, herbs, consumption of which contributes to improved secretion of gastric juice.

Fresh grapes, pomegranate seeds contribute to the absorption of meat. There are many recipes for salads served with kebabs..

Recipes for tasty and light kebab snacks

Salad “Fragrant Eggplant”
Recipes салатов, отлично подходящих к шашлыку
Ingredients amount
Small eggplant 4 things.
Tomatoes weighing 100 – 120 g each 3 pcs.
Sweet salad pepper 2 pcs.
White variety turnip 2 pcs.
Deodorized Sunflower Oil 4 tablespoons
Ground black pepper taste
Salt taste
Lemon 0.5 pcs.
Parsley and dill taste
Time for preparing: 30 minutes Calories per 100 grams: 184 Kcal

Wash eggplants thoroughly, cut off the skin, cut into circles, sprinkle with salt. Hold with salt for 15 minutes. Cut the onion into rings, rinse the eggplants with water to remove the salt, fry the vegetables in the oil.

Cut the tomatoes in the form of circles (5 circles put off for decoration), put to eggplant and onion for frying.

Rinse peppers, remove seeds, cut into strips and add to roasted vegetables. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and sprinkle with lemon juice..

Put in a salad bowl, spread out the remaining cups of tomatoes. Dill and chopped parsley and sprinkle profusely hot salad.

Arabic salad: tomatoes with olives

Ingredients Required:

  • 6 small red tomatoes;
  • Large olives – 2 tablespoons;
  • Green onion feather – 1 bunch;
  • Refined sunflower oil – 2 tablespoons;
  • Half a lemon;
  • Salt.

Cooking time – approximately 12 minutes.

Caloric content – 112 f / cal.

Wash tomatoes, cut into slices.

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Put in a salad bowl, pour over lemon juice (take a quarter-lemon juice), pour with oil. On each side lay a green onion (feather cut obliquely);

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Slightly higher put olives, cut in half;

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Cut the remaining lemon into thin slices and decorate the top of the salad.

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Lettuce with mustard

Ingredients Required:

  • Lettuce – 250 grams;
  • Sugar – 1 tsp;
  • Refined vegetable oil – 3 tablespoons;
  • Mustard powder – 1 tsp with top;
  • Grated ginger – 1 tablespoon;
  • Salt.

Cooking time – 15 minutes.

Calorie – 127 k / cal.

Rinse fresh salad leaves, rinse under running water and dry. Cut into large strips, put in a salad bowl, sprinkle with salt and mix.

Heat sunflower oil in a frying pan, pour dry mustard into it. Fry the mixture and spread on chopped salad.

Pour sugar on top, add grated ginger, mix a lot. Recommended for pork kebabs.

Spicy Tomatoes with Green Beans

Ingredients Required:

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  • Purified green beans (half a pack of frozen beans) – 200 gr.
  • Dense tomatoes – 2 pcs .;
  • Egg – 3 pcs .;
  • Green parsley – 1 bunch;
  • Fresh garlic 2 – cloves;
  • Deodorized vegetable oil – 1 tablespoon;
  • Wine (dry or semi-dry) white – 2 tablespoons;
  • Sand sugar – 1 tsp (when using wine, semi-dry sugar should be excluded from the recipe);
  • Salt;
  • Pepper Blend.

Cooking time – 25 minutes.

Calorie content – 123 / k / cal.

Boil the beans in water with salt, drain the water, put it in a colander. Put cooled beans into a salad bowl, add crushed garlic pieces, put tomatoes into slices, pour sauce.

To prepare the sauce combine vegetable oil, dry wine, sugar, pepper and salt. To decorate eggs, cook for 8 minutes and cut into slices..

Put eggs on tomatoes, sprinkle with finely chopped parsley leaves.

 Pasta with shrimps in a creamy sauce is an original dish with an Italian flavor. You will surely like this recipe..

Read how to cook a gorgeous chicken breast in a slow cooker. What you need to do to make the meat more tender and juicier.

Even the usual pasta on a fleet with minced meat can be cooked unusually tasty. Read the recipes here..

Salad “Hot hugs”

Ingredients Required:

  • Eggs – 3 pcs .;
  • Unsweetened apples – 2 pcs .;
  • Celery Root – 100 g;
  • White onions – 1 pc .;
  • Sour cream 15% fat – 2 tablespoons;
  • Mustard ready – 1 tsp;
  • Parsley leaf;
  • Salt;
  • Ground Pepper Mix.

Cooking time – 15 minutes.

Calorie – 140 k / cal.

Celery root wash, peel and grate finely. Cut the onion into rings, cut the apples into strips or grate large.

Cook hard-boiled eggs, separate the yolk for decoration, the remaining chop. Connect all products.

Mix sour cream with mustard, combine with other products and mix. Pour crushed yolk on top and decorate with greens.

Arab salad “Abu Ganuj”

Ingredients Required:

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  • 3 small eggplants;
  • Sweet green pepper – 1 pc .;
  • Strong medium-sized tomatoes – 3 pcs .;
  • Purple onion turnip – 1 pc .;
  • Garlic clove – 2 pcs .;
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp;
  • Lemon juice – 1 tablespoon;
  • Refined sunflower oil – 4 tablespoons;
  • Leaf parsley;
  • Salt.

Cooking time – 30 minutes.

Calorie – 137 k / cal.

Pierce the eggplants in two places and bake at 190 degrees until the skin darkens (10-12 minutes). Freeze cooled vegetables and cut into medium pieces..

Cut the pepper into squares, dice the tomatoes, cut the onions into squares, chop the parsley. Mix all vegetables gently..

Separately mix with oil salt, cumin, finely chopped garlic, lemon juice. Sprinkle with vegetable dressing and stir slightly..

Onion salad with yogurt

Ingredients Required:

  • Thick sour milk – 1 cup;
  • White onions – 6 heads;
  • A bunch of parsley leaves;
  • Medium sized bunch of fresh dill;
  • Salt.

Cooking time – 10 minutes.

Calorie – 62 k / cal.

Cut the bulbs into thin rings, finely chop the dill and parsley, add the yogurt and salt..

Green salad with yogurt

Ingredients Required:

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  • Thick sour milk – 1 cup;
  • Green parsley – 1 bunch;
  • Dill greens – 1 bunch;
  • Fresh cilantro leaves – 1 small bunch;
  • Garlic – 2 medium cloves;
  • Salt.

Cooking time – 7 minutes.

Calorie – 65 k / cal.

Dill, cilantro, parsley, chop, chop garlic, combine with yogurt, salt. Serve with pita bread.

Salad: fresh cucumbers with olives

Ingredients Required:

  • Large cucumber – 1 pc .;
  • Sunflower refined oil – 5 tablespoons;
  • Pepper sweet (necessarily green) – 1 pc .;
  • Olives – 50 g .;
  • A few leaves of mint;
  • Coriander;
  • Salt;
  • Red chili;
  • Apple vinegar – 1 teaspoon.

Cooking time – 15 minutes.

Caloric content – 108 k / cal.

Rinse cucumber, remove the skin. Cut along into 2 pieces, remove the seeds and cut into slices.

Rinse the sweet pepper, remove the seeds and stalk, cut into strips. Mint chopped into small pieces. On a shallow dish spread out in the form of a fan cucumbers, peppers, olives, salt and sprinkle with mint.

Vegetable oil, apple cider vinegar, coriander and hot pepper combine in one bowl and mix.

Pour the dressing over the vegetables. Mint leaves will give this salad a special flavor..

Salads are usually offered to wake up your appetite. Offered vegetable salads will emphasize the taste of fragrant, juicy kebabs.

Enjoy your meal!