pljeskavicaPljeskavica is a popular patty dish, second only to ćevapćići. It is often served with kajmak (milk cream), ajvar sauce of peppers and urnebes (mixed spicy sauce – cottage cheese and chili powder).

Leskovačka pljeskavica (pljeskavica from Leskovac) is one of the most famous types in Serbia and is usually made of beef or pork, very spicy and served with onions. There are however, many other ways of serving it such as Šarska and Hajdučka. Šarska pleskavica is made of beef and stuffed with kackaval cheese. Hajdučka pljeskavica is made of beef mixed with smoked pork meat.

Recently, pljeskavica has gained popularity in Europe and is served in few speciality fast food restaurants in Germany, Sweden, and Austria.

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