Chechen cuisine is the traditional folk cuisine of the Chechens. Chechen cuisine is vast and multifaceted. The basis of Chechen cuisine is: meats, leeks, cheese, pumpkin, and corn. The main components of Chechen dishes include spicy seasonings, onion, garlic, pepper and thyme. Chechen cuisine is known for having rich dishes, and is also typically simple to prepare and easily digestible.