Mongolian Fried Peanuts Ingredients1/2 pound (1 1/2 cups) raw, red-skinned peanuts 1 heaping tbsp Szechwan brown peppercorns 1 heaping tbsp star anise 1 heaping tbsp coarse salt 1/2 tsp water 2 1/2 cups water 3 to 4 cups fresh corn or peanut oilDirections Seasoning The Nuts: Combine peppercorns, anise, salt, sugar and water in a medium sized saucepan. Bring to a … [Read more...]
Mongolia Cuisine, Food & Recipes
Mongolian cuisine is less complex than that of most Asian countries. The most common rural dish is cooked mutton, often bereft of other ingredients. In the cities, a popular snack is buuz - dumplings filled with meat, cooked in steam. Bansh are dumplings boiled in water, whilst Khuushuur are deep fried in mutton fat. Regional dishes combine meat with rice or fresh noodles into stews; tsuivan, budaatai huurga or noodle soups; guriltai shol.
An unusual cooking method used on special occasions is meat & vegetables) cooked with stones preheated in a fire. This may be either chunks of mutton in a sealed milk can (known locally as Khorkhog), or within the abdominal cavity of a deboned goat or marmot, called Boodog.
Mongolian Hot Pot Dipping Sauce2 tb Sesame paste-=OR=- peanut butter 1 tb Light soy sauce 1 tb Rice wine or dry sherry 2 ts Chili bean sauce 1 tb Sugar 1 tb Hot waterDirections Combine all the ingredients for the dipping sauce in a small bowl and mix them well. Each guest should have his or her own small portion of dipping sauce and a plate containing lamb, … [Read more...]
Mongolian Lamb Mongolian Beef Pooz/Khoorshoor (old) Khorkhog Shulla Bansh BantanMongolian Barbecue Mongolian Hot Pot Huushuur (fried meat pasties) Steamed Booz Fried Booz Ul Boov Guriltai Shol PyartanMongolian Lamb Yield: 4 servings Ingredients1 lb Boneless lamb -- leg or shoulder 3 tb Soy Sauce; divided 1 tb Cornstarch 2 … [Read more...]
Mongolian Food Culture A stroll down any Mongolian residential street is usually the first introduction to a visitor of the savoury odours of the traditional meals of this country. If you are invited into somebody's ger (or traditional tent dwelling) or apartment, you will probably have an opportunity of tasting buuz, khuushuur and bansh. These Mongolian national meals are … [Read more...]