Tajik cuisine, like other cuisines of mountain countries, cannot boast of the variety of products used, but this is more than compensated by the ability of cooks and various original recipes of Tajik cuisine. More details about Tajik cuisine... Like other Central Asian recipes, Tajik recipes are based on rice. Plov is the central dish of Tajik cuisine. Tajik cuisine has special recipes for pilaf. Recipes for meat dishes in Tajik cuisine are represented by food from lamb, goat meat, horse meat, game. Often chickpeas are used in Tajik cuisine. Tajik samsa should be distinguished from baking. There are a lot of desserts in Tajik cuisine, these are sherbets, jam.