Qistibi is a popular traditional dish in Tatarstan and Bashkortostan. Qistibi is roasted flat cakes with various fillings inside. The dough should be non-fermented. The most popular filling is mashed potato
but it may also be ragout or millet
. Filling is placed on the one half of the flat cake and is covered by the other half. Later, clarified butter
is spread on the flat cakes.