When we say “chupan kebab”, we, usually, understand that this is a kind of kebab. However, this is not a kebab at all, but meat and potatoes fried in oil. Ini tially, this dish was prepared mainly by the shepherds, so the name “chupan kabob” (shepherd kabob) was given to it. This dish is made of mutton. In ancient times, shepherds slaughtered a sheep, the meat was divided into pieces, and the ribs were not butchered, but cooked whole.Therefore, this dish is called "shepherd kabob". According to the legends, once guests came to the shepherd’s house. But there were only meat and potatoes to cook. He prepared a dish from these two ingredients so that the fame of this dish spread throughout the district. In addition, it's the quite easy and quick to prepare "shepherd kabob" .