Uzbek Salads

Tomato and Onion Salad

tomato and onion salad500 g (18 oz) fresh tomatoes, 3 onions, 1 fresh chili pepper, salt.

Cut tomatoes into thin round slices. Cut onions and pepper into very thin semi-circular slices. Combine all ingredients in a bowl, add salt, mix lightly. Arrange a hillock in salad bowl and top each serving with spring of greens.



Tashkent Salad

Tashkent Salad200 g (7 oz) mutton or beef, 200 g (7 oz) green radishes, 80 g (3 oz) onions, 6 g (1 teaspoon) vegetable oil, 140 g or 5/8 cup mayonnaise, 2 eggs, 1/2 bunch (1/2 oz) each: dill, parsley, fresh coriander, and 1/2 bundle (2 oz) green onions.

Boil meet and cut into thin strips. Peel green radishes, cut into thin strips, soak in cold water for 10-15 minutes, and drain. Fry thinly sliced onions in oil. Combine meet, radish, fried onions, mayonnaise, salt and pepper and mix. To serve, make a hillock in salad bowl, garnish with quartered boiled eggs, strips of boiled meat, and chopped green onions and greens. Top each serving with a coating of the remaining mayonnaise.

Cabbage salad

Cabbage salad2 big, fresh, juicy red carrots, peeled, 3 cloves of garlic, half of small cabbage, washed and shredded, 1 big apple, cleaned from seeds, 1 tbsp of vegetable oil, salt to taste, 1 tomato and 2-3 olives for decoration (optional).

"Karamli salat" is a very healthy and full of needed vitamins. It is good for people who have poor eyesight as it contains much of vitamin "A". Very useful for growing child. Cut or grate carrots in thin long strips, mash the garlic cloves, add in carrots. Put some salt and 1 tbsp of oil. Mash carrots with hands until juice will start to come out. Set aside. Thinly shred the cabbage, cut an apple in long thin strips. Now combine carrots, cabbage, apple and finely mix together. Taste to saltiness, if needed add some. Serve decorating with tomato or just itself:) Always be healthy with this salad!