FKHALI WITH BEETROOT LEAVES AND NUTS

Fkhali (Georgian: ფხალი) is a popular dish that can be made with many different types of leaves, including spinach, nettles, cabbage and beetroot. It can also be made with vegetables and nuts. In this recipe we show how to make Fkhali with beetroot leaves and walnuts.

Fkhali with Beetroot Leaves and Nuts

Ingredients: 1 kilo of beetroot leaves (with stalks), 250 grams of walnuts, 30 grams of fresh coriander, 30 grams of fresh parsley, 6 green onions (with stalks), 1 tsp of dried coriander, 1 tsp blue fenugreek, 1 tsp of dried red pepper, 2 cloves of garlic and salt (dependent upon individual taste).

Ingredients for Fkhali with Beetroot Leaves and Nuts Recipe

Preparation: Wash the beetroot in cold water.

Beetroot Leaves for Fkhali with Beetroot Leaves and Nuts Recipe

Cut the stalks from the beetroot.

Cutting Beetroot Stalks for Fkhali with Beetroot Leaves and Nuts Recipe

Add the stalks to a deep pan of salted water and boil for 10-15 minutes.

Soaking Beetroot Stalks for Fkhali with Beetroot Leaves and Nuts Recipes

Add the beetroot leaves to a separate pan of salted water and boil for 5 minutes.

Boiling Beetroot Leaves for Fkhali with Beetroot Leaves and Nuts Recipe

Once the beetroot leaves and stalks have boiled, allow them to cool down. Once cool, squeeze the boiled leaves to remove as much liquid as possible. Repeat the process with the boiled stalks.

Squeezing Beetroot Stalks for Fkhali with Beetroot Leaves and Nuts Recipe

We squeezed the leaves and stalks into separate balls to make them easier to manage.

A Ball of Squeezed Beetroot Leaves

The green balls in the picture below are the squeezed beetroot leaves and the yellowish balls are the squeezed beetroot stalks.

Squeezed Balls of Beetroot Leaves and Stalks

Add the beetroot stalk balls to a grinder and grind.

Grinding Squeezed Beetroot Stalks for Fkhali with Beetroot Leaves and Nuts Recipe

Add the ground beetroot stalks to a mixing bowl. Finely chop the beetroot leaf balls and add to the mixing bowl containing the ground beetroot stalks. Use a plate to chop and mix the stalks and leaves.

Use a Plate to Mix the Beetroot Leaves and Stalks

Grind the walnuts and garlic and add to a mixing bowl, together with the spices. Mix thoroughly.

Walnuts and Spices for Fkhali with Beetroot Leaves and Nuts Recipe

Finely chop the parsley, green onion and green coriander and add to the bowl containing the nuts and spices. Mix thoroughly.

Ground Nuts and Garlic and Prepared Herbs for Fkhali with Beetroot Leaves and Nuts Recipe

Add the herbs and nuts mixture to the bowl containing the beetroot leaf/stalk mix.

Herbs and nuts mixture beetroot leaf and stalk mixture for Fkhali Beetroot Leaf and Nuts Recipe

Mix thoroughly and shape into small balls.

Beetroot Leaves and Nuts Fkhali

Serving: Serve cold with bread or Mchadi (Georgian cornbread).

Fkhali with Beetroot Leaves and Nuts Ready for Serving

Enjoy your Fkhali with beetroot leaves and nuts!

facebook-logo-ga (1)CLICK on the logo to visit GEORGIA ABOUT on Facebook and see photos and news about Georgia. Click LIKE on the page and become a friend of GEORGIA ABOUT.

Advertisements
Comments
4 Responses to “FKHALI WITH BEETROOT LEAVES AND NUTS”
  1. They look like meatballs, very nice recipe.

Trackbacks
Check out what others are saying...
  1. […] Fkhali With Beetroot Leaves and Nuts (georgianrecipes.net) […]

  2. […] Fkhali With Beetroot Leaves and Nuts (georgianrecipes.net) […]

  3. […] Fkhali With Beetroot Leaves and Nuts (georgianrecipes.net) […]



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

  • CHASHUSHULI WITH SUMMER SAVORY

  • FKHALI WITH BEETROOT LEAVES AND NUTS

  • GURIAN CHEESE AND EGG FILLED PASTRY

  • LOBIO WITH MINT AND EGGS

  • MEGRELIAN AJIKA

  • TOLMA SPICY SOUR CREAM AND TOMATO SAUCE

  • GREEN AJIKA

  • CHAKHRAGINA -OSSETIAN KHACHAPURI

  • TOLMA (DOLMA) – STUFFED VINE LEAVES

  • CHICKEN LIVER WITH RED WINE AND SVANETIAN SALT

  • MOKHRAKULI KHACHAPURI

  • KABABI WITH POMEGRANATE JUICE

  • GEORGIAN LOBIO WITH NUTS

  • MEGRULI KHACHAPURI

  • GREEN BEANS WITH NUTS

  • DARK GRAPE PELAMUSHI WITH CORN FLOUR

  • EGGPLANT “CAVIAR” WITH POMEGRANATE

  • MARINATED GREEN TOMATOES

  • KETSULA - CHICKEN WITH SOUR CREAM AND SPICES

  • BADAGI

  • CHICKEN WITH GREEN AJIKA

  • PELAMUSHI – TATARA

  • KHACHAPURI WITH POTATO FILLING

  • FRIED BEETROOT WITH TOMATOES AND SPICES

  • SHKMERULI – CHICKEN COOKED IN MILK AND GARLIC

  • EKALA FKHALI

  • MUSHROOM CHASHUSHULI WITH POTATOES

  • CHAKHOKHBILI – CHICKEN WITH HERBS

  • CHAKAPULI RECIPE

  • FRIED KHINKALI

  • SVANETIAN KHACHAPURI WITH GREEN ONIONS

  • FRIED GREEN TOMATOES WITH ONION AND CARROT

  • KUBDARI - SVANETIAN MEAT PASTRY

  • WILD OYSTER MUSHROOM PASTRY

  • AJIKA WITH TOMATOES

  • EGGPLANT WITH WALNUTS AND HERBS

  • LOBIO WITH FRIED HAM

  • BEETROOT FKHALI WITH WALNUTS

  • EGGPLANT WITH PEPPERS AND SVANETIAN SALT

  • PORK CHASHUSHULI WITH MUSHROOMS AND MEGRELIAN AJIKA

  • LOBIO WITH CHEESE

  • ELARJI – CORNMEAL WITH SULGUNI CHEESE

  • KHABAKHI – FRIED MARROW

  • OJAKHURI – FAMILY MEAL

  • GEORGIAN SALAD

  • LEEK SATSIVI

  • SPICY TOMATO SAUCE

  • CHICKEN LIVER WITH AJIKA AND SUMMER SAVORY

  • OJAKHURI WITH CHICKEN AND FRIED POTATOES FLAVORED WITH MARIGOLD

  • OYSTER MUSHROOMS WITH EGGS AND SWEET RED PEPPER

  • LOBIO WITH SWEETCORN

  • CHICKEN WITH SPICY HAZELNUT SAUCE

  • CHICKEN BARBECUE

  • LOBIO WITH TOMATOES AND SPICES

  • BAKED MUSHROOMS FILLED WITH SULGUNI CHEESE

%d bloggers like this: