5 Tasty, Delicious Traditional Russian Foods!

Russia is known for its beautiful sights, unique culture and beautiful people. Not only that, Russia also has traditional food that is no less delicious than modern food, lol! With a variety of unique flavors, making traditional Russian food one of the things that must be tried while visiting there.

Each country certainly has its own special food. Russia is no exception. Typical Russian food is usually made of vegetables and grains such as soups, sandwiches, and porridge. With simple ingredients but rich in flavour, here are 5 mouthwatering traditional Russian dishes!

1. Pelmeni

5 Tasty, Delicious Traditional Russian Foods!pelmeni (pexels.com/Polina Tankilevitch)

Pelmeni is a kind dumplings leather based pastries stuffed with ground beef. This Russian national food is usually served directly, spread with butter and added sour cream on top, or served as a warm soup.

Pelmeni can be found in Russian restaurants and can even be made at home. With simple ingredients, anyone can make delicious and addictive Pelmeni!

2. Solyanka

5 Tasty, Delicious Traditional Russian Foods!Solyanka (pexels.com/Polina Tankilevitch)

Another delicious traditional Russian food is Solyanka. This soup has a sour, spicy, salty, and savory taste. There are three types of Solyanka based on the main ingredients, namely vegetable, meat and fish Solyanka.

Vegetable solyanka usually consists of Sauerkraut (fermented cabbage), onions, or tomatoes, then squeezed with lemon juice for flavor. Meanwhile, for Solyanka the meat consists of pork, beef, or chicken, then given sour cream called smethane. Then, there is the fish Solyanka which is more often made using sea fish, then squeezed with lemon.

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3. Ukha

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5 Tasty, Delicious Traditional Russian Foods!Ukha (pexels.com/Julia Filirovska)

This traditional Russian dish is fish soup with clear soup. Well-known among anglers, this soup usually uses fresh fish that is obtained directly from their catch.

In addition, they also add vegetables such as potatoes, onions, and carrots. Ukha is also commonly found in restaurants in Russia and is a popular dish.

4. Beef Stroganoff

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This creamy Russian pasta in the traditional way uses egg noodles as the main ingredient which is then drizzled with sauce gravy which is mixed with sour cream and pieces of beef on top. Don’t forget to add mushrooms and onions as a taste enhancer.

However, with the times, Beef stroganoff also underwent many adjustments in the recipe. For example, you can replace egg noodles with mashed potatoes, white rice, or quinoa.

5. Borsch

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And the last traditional Russian cuisine is Borsch. This dish is a red soup made from beets.

Besides that, Borsch consisting of beef shank, onions, carrots, potatoes, cabbage, and dill leaves served warm with sour cream as a side dish. toppings his. This soup is a dish that is usually served in winter in Russia.

Well, of the many traditional Russian foods that have been discussed above, which one is the most appetizing for you?

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