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Urumqi Food

Last updated by chinatravel at 2016/11/4

Most of the Uyghur dishes adopt lamb and mutton as the main ingredient, being cooked in different manners.  Urumchi is keeping assimilating distinctive food culture from other areas in China and even some foreign countries. At present, people who travel to the place do not need to worry about the maladjustment to food. Furthermore, Xinjiang is also justly famous for its melons, pomegranates and grapes, which thrive in the dry, hot climate.

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Yorgut is a barmy dairy product and favored much by people of all ethic groups. It is a common beverage at all seasons in a year. It contains many kinds of lactic acid, lactose, aminophenol, mineral, vitamins, enzyme, etc. The value of the protein of yogurt is higher than that of rice, flour and meat.