Top 20 Most Popular Mongolian Food

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top 20 most popular mongolian food

Mongolia is an East Asian country with a rich heritage. It was founded by Genghis Khan, who was one of the very fierce warriors in the history. The people here live nomadic life. Mongolia has a very diverse wildlife. Being a unique country, it has some of the unique food practices. They have a rich cuisine and lots of food dishes that are found here are unique and marvelous. In this article, we have presented with some of the best dishes in Mongolia.

1. Khuushuur

Khuushuur is fried meat dumplings. A pastry pocket is made, inside which the juicy ground beef is stuffed. It is an easy-to-make recipe and has a delicious taste.

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2. Tsuvian

Tsuvian is a popular Chinese style noodle bowl. The noodles are prepared at home with the dough and then cut into strips. They are cooked with shredded beef and veggies. They have a marvelous taste and enjoyed hot.

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3. Uuz

Uuz is a slow-cooked mutton of sheep that is very popular in Mongolia. It is stewed until it becomes soft and tender. It is directly eaten with spoon. It has a rich taste and is enjoyed with rice or flatbread.

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4. Mongolian Guriltai Shul Soup

Mongolian Guriltai shul soup is a trendy dish in Mongolia. It is prepared with a rich lamb broth, turnips, carrots, and noodles. It has fantastic flavours and it is rich with seasonings. It has a rich and authentic taste.

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5. Buuz

Buuz is a delicious dumpling that is enjoyed in Mangolia. The dumplings are filled with meat, usually mutton and then steamed. They have a soft and juicy texture and are served hot.

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6. Budaatai Khuurga 

Budaatai khuurga is a famous rice bowl, which is hearty and flavorsome in taste. Beef fried rice and lots of spices are used to prepare this meal. Plenty of veggies like bell peppers, carrot, and cabbage are also added in it. It is a delicious meal.

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7. Boortsog

Boortsog is a famous Mongolian butter cookies. It is more like fried dough. It can be mixed with sweet dough and also braided into knots. It has a crispy texture with a fluffy interior. It is enjoyed with lots of butter.

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8. Khorkhog

Khorkhog is an authentic Mongolian barbecue. Here, the meat is slow cooked over stones. Spiced vegetables are also cooked along with the meat. Once cooked, it has a very soft and tender texture. It is a very popular Mongolian dish that shouldn’t be missed.

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9. Bansh

Bansh is a savoury snack that is made with thick dough. It is a meat dumpling that is boiled and cooked. It has a marvelous taste and is served hot with sauce or salad.

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10. Mongolian Shrimp and Scallops

This is a popular Mongolian dish made from shrimp and scallops. These seafoods are lightly fried with spices. It has an authentic aroma and a delicious taste. It is enjoyed with rice or vegetables.

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11. Mongolian Beef

Mongolian Beef is a delicious recipe. The beef is stir-fried with ginger, garlic, and some spices. It has a crispy texture with a tangy taste. It is an authentic Mongolian recipe.

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12. Gambir

Gambir is a soft Mongolian pancake, which is made from a plain dough. It is lightly sweetened. It can be enjoyed as a dessert or as a side dish. Sonetimes, fruits are added in it to make to more authentic and delicious. Ice cream is also added as a topping in it.

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13. Mongolian-Style Beef Crepes

This is a popular Mongolian crepe recipe prepared with beef. The beef is stir-fried and cooked with shredded veggies. This is filled inside the soft and flavory crepes. It is enjoyed with spiced yogurt.

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14. Bantan

Bantan is a delicious soup and also a great hangover cure. It is prepared with juicy meat and doughy dumplings. Spices and herbs are added to give it a rich flavor. It is a refreshing meal too.

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15. Airag

Airag is a milky brew of fermented horse milk. It is slightly alcoholic and can be distilled in mongol arkhi or milk liquor. It is enjoyed as a drink and is very popular in Mongolia.

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16. Mongolian Beef Sloppy Joes

Mongolian Beef sloppy Joes is a classy dish famous in Mongolia. The main ingredient is the ground beef. The beef is mixed with a sweet and spicy sauce to obtain a tangy flavor. The mixture is piled onto hamburger buns. It is an easy-to-make and a quick snack dish.

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17. Mongolian Donut Holes

Mongolian donut holes are a popular dessert. They are small balls made with flour, condensed milk, eggs, baking powder, and soda. The balls are deep-fried until golden brown. They are rolled in sugar before serving.

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18. Mongolian Chicken

Mongolian chicken recipe is a quick and easy-to-make dish. It is stir-fried in soy sauce with a tangy flavor. It is enjoyed with rice, noodles, or any other vegetable dish.

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19. Vegan Mongolian Beef

This vegan beef is the tofu that is enjoyed as beef. The tofu is cooked with veggies and spices and made into a delicious dish. It is enjoyed with flatbread or rice.

20. Suutei Tsai

This is a popular tea in Mongolia. It is prepared with millet, grassy green tea, and creamy milk. It has a salty, savory, and malted taste. It is a traditional drink and has a refreshing taste.

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