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Bichak is a stuffed baked or fried pastry in different forms (round, triangle, quadrangle) appetizer or meal similar to a turnover, served in Central Asia cuisines Uzbek cuisine |Tajik |Bukharan Jewish cuisine |Bukharan Jewish]], Afghan, Middle Eastern, and Moroccan cuisine. It is often served during tea or coffee hour. Bichak can be stuffed with pumpkin, veggies and jam for a sweet taste, or meat and cheese for a savory addition to a lunch.[1] Bichak are also popular because they can be prepared in large quantities.[2] They are traditional for Rosh Hashanah and Sukkot. For kosher dairy meals, bichak stuffed with pumpkin or cheese are served with yogurt or sour cream.[3]

See also


  1. ^ "Bichak (Stuffed Baked Triangle)". Food Down Under. Archived from the original on 2007-08-10. Retrieved 2008-12-24.
  2. ^ "bichak (stuffed baked triangle)". astray recipes. Archived from the original on 30 January 2009. Retrieved 2008-12-24.
  3. ^ Marks, Gil. Encyclopedia of Jewish Food.