Non (pellet, bread)

Traditional Uzbek bread, called generically non, obi non or patyr (lepeshka in Russian), is baked in the form of circular flat loaves with a thin decorated depression at the center and a thicker rim all around. Nons are brought to the table with the decorated side up, then torn into irregular chunks which are stacked on the bread plate. Obi nons are baked in special clay ovens called tandyr. Every region has different varieties of non.


Patyr is a type of non, difference is - it is made from sliced dough. According to ancient traditions this aromatic bread prepared with cream and butter was served during matchmaking meetings.

Patyr contains more oil in it comparing to non.