Katlama – recipe with photo, Uzbek cuisine
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Cooking time: 1 h

Difficulty: Medium recipe

Recipe yield: 12 pcs

Uzbek Food Recipes

Katlama – flaky tortillas with onion filling, fried in vegetable oil. Katlama is a national dish of different peoples. The most common way to steam katlama. After that, the finished cake is poured with melted butter and served.

Katlama ingredients

Katlama recipe

Dough for katlama

To cook a dish like katlama, knead a tough dough with flour, water, oil and salt. Set the dough aside for 15-20 minutes.

Dough snails for katlama

After that, divide the dough into two parts and roll out into a thin layer. Lubricate the layer with vegetable oil, roll it up, and then twist it with a snail. Let the dough stand again.

Onions and greens on the dough

After 5-10 minutes, roll out the dough into a layer as thin as possible. Finely chop the onion and mix with chopped herbs and salt. Put the filling on a rolled layer of dough, roll into a roll.

Preparing katlama for frying

Cut the prepared roll into cubes, approximately 5 cm each, and flatten them along the cut, giving the shape of a flapjack.


Fry katlama in vegetable oil under a lid over medium heat.

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