World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Çäkçäk

Article Id: WHEBN0019117015
Reproduction Date:

Title: Çäkçäk  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Tajik cuisine, Doughnut, Tatar cuisine, List of Uzbek dishes, Potato doughnut
Collection: Doughnuts, Kazakhstani Cuisine, Tajik Cuisine, Tatar Cuisine, Uzbekistani Cuisine
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Çäkçäk

Çäkçä
Çäkçäk (right) and Boxara käläwäse (left)
Type Doughnut
Place of origin Russia
Region or state Tatarstan and Bashkortostan
Main ingredients Dough, optionally hazelnuts
Cookbook:Çäkçä 

Çäkçäk (pronounced , Janalif: Cəkcək, Tatar Cyrillic: Чәкчәк[1] or чәк-чәк, çäk-çäk; Tajik: чақчақ, chaqchaq; Russian: чак-чак, chak-chak; Bashkir: сәк-сәк, säk-säk, Kazakh "шек-шек" (shek-shek)), frequently anglicized as chak-chak , is a Tatar sweet. It is particularly popular in Tatarstan and Bashkortostan, and is recognized as Tatarstan's national sweet in Russia.

Çäkçäk is made from unleavened dough cut and rolled into hazelnut-sized balls, which are then deep-fried in oil. Optionally hazelnuts or dried fruits are added to the mixture. The fried balls are stacked in a mound in a special mold and drenched with hot honey. After cooling and hardening, çäkçäk may be optionally decorated with hazelnuts and dried fruits.

Traditional wedding çäkçäk is of bigger size and is often covered with candies and dragées. The biggest çäkçäk (1,000 kg) was prepared on 29 August 2005 during Kazan's millennium celebration.[2]

Contents

  • Types 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Types

  • If the dough is fried as noodles, çäkçäk is called Boxara käläwäse (Бохара кәләвәсе, , i.e. Bukharan käläwä ).[1]
  • Kazakh shek-shek is similar to Boxara käläwäse.
  • Tajik chakchak comes in both types, as balls and as noodles. It is Kazakh sweet.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b (Tatar) "Чәкчәк".  
  2. ^ (Russian) Chak-chak record in Kazan

External links

  • My Home - Tatar cuisine recipes
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.