Dagestani Cuisine - Khinkal

Khinkal, Dagestan’s National Dish

During my tour of Moscow’s Danilovsky Market, I stopped at a small fast casual restaurant called Dagestanskaya Lavka to try khinkal, the main dish in Dagestani cuisine. Most of Dagestan’s territory is mountainous, so, traditionally, sheep-farming has been an important activity (though today it’s been supplanted by more lucrative endeavors, such as oil production). The […]