Drink made with qatiq (fermented milk), salt, and sparkling water.
National drink made with fermented mare's milk of Central Asia. This beverage is OK for lactose intolerants. Having a slight alcohol proportion, it has a particular strong smoked taste. This beverage can be preserved until two weeks, its taste becoming then much stronger. Koumis is produced in Turkestan and on kirghize plates and plains with the milk of mares elevated by nomads. Traditionaly the host offers a bowl of Koumis to his guests. If you refuse this you would offend your host ! The mare' ... read next
Drink made with fermented camel milk. It's a traditional kazakh's drink. Turkmens have a similar beverage. Chal is fatter than koumis (fermented mare's milk). This product is rarely exported because of food safety standards.