Today we have a special dushbara dumpling soup. The classic dushbara is a broth of mutton bones with saffron and tiny dumplings with meat, seasoned with aromatic spices, onions and garlic. However, in every corner of the Azerbaijan, where it actually comes from, this dish is prepared in different ways. For instance, some modern chefs replace lamb with veal and dumplings get a bit larger in size. That’s what we going to do to prepare the delicious dumpling soup.
Azerbaijan cuisine is the ancient one, the main ingredients of the majority of dishes is flavored meat and spices. A large number of dishes stuffed with minced meat and herbs were invented in the Caucasus. However, dushbara or dumplings were first cooked in China and spread around the world. The original Chinese dumplings recipe naturally underwent changes and acquired its distinctive features in almost every nation's cuisine. Compared with others, caucasian dushbyarya were the smallest, and there is no accurate information why. But really, it’ll take three times more to cook this dish than conventional dumplings. However, the work and patience invested in molding the dough are worth it because we promise you’ll love the soup to the moon and back!
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All the products used for the preparation of dushbara soup, the recipe of which have today, are rather healthy. Being digested quickly, it warms and nourishes our body, improves digestion, being an excellent prevention of all diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
Soups usually contain much less calories than basic second courses. For example, one dushbara plate is twice as healthy than a plate of dumplings without broth. Sauces for first course are rarely used, and the liquid in your body is stored longer than any other drink, but after eating.
As you can see, there’s nothing complicated in the recipe, although at first glance it may seem that the broth boiling, kneading, molding tiny dumplings may take a plenty of time. However, everyone can sometimes put off the work and gather with your family around the kitchen table to eat dumplings, so let it be dushbara upon HozOboz’s recipe!