What to Learn
Gargar village, as all the rural communities in Armenia, has its own culinary specialties. The village is distinguished by its warm and friendly atmosphere, hospitable dwellers and flavorful dishes. Here are some of the recipes:
Khavits Porridge with Sour-Cream
Pour some sour-cream into a pan and bring it to a boil. Then add flower little by little until you achieve soft consistency and close the lid to cook it over low heat. Add little salt and in the end skim the fat off if you wish to lower the fat content of the porridge.
Add eggs, cooking soda or yeast to melted butter. Then add flour to form it into a solid mass. Next, divide the dough into balls. After letting them stand at room temperature a bit, bake the dough balls.
Cook broccoli in boiling water, drain it, add diced green peppers, tomatoes, carrots, onions, a clove of garlic, mayonnaise or oil, culinary herbs and salt.
Sauté diced onions, add dried basil, groats and little water. Pour the mass onto fried potatoes and add dried prunes. Afterwards, wrap the mixture with pickled cabbage leaves and cook the dolma pieces in brine (pickle water).