What is jayma and how to cook it: a recipe for a hearty dish

Tatiana KoziukFood
Kazakh recipe for jaima

Jaima is a traditional Kazakh dish. It is a stew of meat and the so-called "pipes" of dough. It is a very tasty combination, which is prepared easily and from available ingredients, ideal for lunch or dinner for the whole family.

One of the culinary blogs(appetizing_melody) on Instagram posted a recipe for Kazakh-style jayma, which you can make quickly and easily.

Kazakh-style jaima recipe


  • flour - 350 g
  • egg - 1 pc
  • salt
  • vegetable oil - 2 tablespoons
  • water - 130 ml
  • parsley
  • meat - 500 g
  • onion - 1 pc
  • garlic - 3 cloves
  • tomato - 1 pc
  • salt, pepper, paprika
  • parsley

Method of cooking:

1. To prepare the dough, mix the flour, salt, egg and water. Knead the dough, it should be soft and elastic. Wrap it in clingfilm and leave at room temperature.

In the meantime, cut the meat into pieces and roast on both sides for a few minutes.

A hearty dish of jaima

3. Chop and add onion. Fry until soft.

4. Grate and add carrots. Stir and stir-fry for a few minutes.

5. Slice garlic and tomatoes. Add to the meat. Also add spices, pour water and stew until tender.

Jaima Dough

6. Next, cover the work surface with flour and roll out the dough. Grease it with vegetable oil and sprinkle with parsley. Cut the dough first into strips, then into medium squares. Roll each square into a tube.

Jaima and stew


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