CHIKHIRTMA

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Chikhirtma (Georgian: ჩიხირთმა) is a boiled chicken and broth dish popular throughout Georgia as a family meal and also as a hangover cure. Turkey can be used instead of chicken but the dish is usually made with chicken. Ingredients: 1 whole chicken, 5 eggs, 2 medium sized onions, 3 tbs of flour, 2 bay leaves, … Continue reading

Lobio with Marinated Peppers

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Lobio (Georgian: ლობიო) is a popular Georgian dish made with kidney beans and usually eaten with Mchadi and marinated vegetables. The Georgian word ‘lobio’ means ‘beans’. There are a number of varieties of this dish and in this family recipe we show how to make lobio with marinated peppers. Ingredients: 700 grams of lobio (kidney beans), 300 … Continue reading

Ossetian Chicken with Sour Cream

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In this recipe from Ossetia we show how to make chicken with sour cream and herbs. This dish is usually made in a large clay pot, using a whole young chicken. We used a clay pot but the dish can also be made in a pan or in individual small clay pots. We used chicken … Continue reading

Chicken Kharsho

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Kharsho (Georgian: ხარშო), also known as Kharcho, is a traditional Georgian dish, usually made with beef or chicken. It can be made with walnuts and with or without rice. In this recipe we show how to make Kharsho with chicken. Ingredients: 1 whole chicken, 350 grams of walnuts, 2 medium sized onions, 3 cloves of garlic, 1 heaped tbs of … Continue reading

CHICKEN CHASHUSHULI WITH PUMPKIN SEEDS

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In this family recipe we show how to make a delicious chicken dish flavored with pumpkin seeds, fresh green coriander and garlic. Ingredients: 1 whole chicken or 1 kilo of chicken breasts, 3 onions, 3-4 cloves of garlic, 15 grams of fresh green coriander, 2 large tomatoes, 120 grams of pumpkin seeds, 1 tbs of … Continue reading

BLACKBERRY AND GREEN GRAPE SAUCE

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Wild blackberries can be found throughout Georgia’s mountain areas and are used as an ingredient mainly in western Georgia cuisine. In this recipe we show how to make a blackberry and green grape sauce that is used in Georgia only for roast or fried chicken dishes. Green grapes are young, unripe grapes. Ingredients: 400 grams of blackberries, … Continue reading

CHAKHOKHBILI WITH WALNUTS

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In this recipe we show how to make a traditional Georgian dish called Chakhokhbili (Georgian: ჩახოხბილი). The name comes from the Georgian word “khokhobi” which means “pheasant,” but nowadays it is most usually made with chicken. Chakhokhbili is made using a whole chicken, cut into pieces with the skin left on. This recipe for Chakhokhbili includes walnuts (a very popular … Continue reading

RACHULI BLACKBERRY SAUCE WITH ROAST CHICKEN

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Wild blackberries can be found throughout Georgia’s mountainous Racha region (Georgian: რაჭა) and the berries are used extensively in local cuisine. Blackberry sauce is used for special occasions and celebrations. In this recipe we show how to make Rachuli blackberry sauce to accompany a roast chicken. Ingredients: 400 grams of blackberries, 1 whole chicken, 25 grams of fresh green coriander, … Continue reading

CHICKEN WITH EGGPLANT AND SPICES

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Eggplant dishes are very popular in Georgia and there are many variations. In this recipe we show how to make a popular family dish made with fried eggplant, chicken, sour cream and spices. Ingredients: 400 grams of chicken breast, 400 grams of eggplant, 1 tbs of red pepper, 1 ts of blue fenugreek, 1 ts of dried … Continue reading

CHICKEN TABAKA WITH HAZELNUT BAZHE SAUCE

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Chicken Tabaka is a popular dish in western Georgia. Crispy on the outside and soft inside, it can be eaten with or without an accompanying sauce. In this recipe we made chicken tabaka with a delicious hazelnut bazhe sauce. Ingredients: 1 medium sized hen, 300 grams of hazelnuts, 50 ml of oil, 250 ml of … Continue reading

CHICKEN WITH GREEN GARLIC AND MUSHROOMS

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In this family recipe from western Georgia we show how to make chicken with green garlic, leeks and mushrooms. Green garlic is young garlic, picked before the cloves have begun to mature. Ingredients: 400 grams of green garlic, 400 grams of leeks, 1 whole chicken or chicken breasts, 1 tbs of whole black pepper corns, 2 bay … Continue reading

OJAKHURI WITH CHICKEN AND MUSHROOMS

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Ojakhuri is a popular type of Georgian family meal made with meat and usually fried potatoes. In this family recipe from the Racha region of Georgia we show how to make Ojakhuri using chicken and mushrooms. It’s simple to prepare and delicious! Ingredients: 600 grams of chicken breasts, 400 grams of mushrooms, 5 cloves of … Continue reading

CHICKEN WITH SOUR CREAM AND SPICES

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Sour cream is used extensively in Georgian cuisine. In this family recipe we show how to make chicken with sour cream and spices. Ingredients: 700 grams of chicken breasts, 2 large onions, 50 grams of butter, 5 tbs of oil, 500 grams of sour cream, 200 ml of water, 1 tbs of black pepper, 5 … Continue reading

CHICKEN WITH MUSHROOMS AND GREEN AJIKA

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In this family recipe we show how to make chicken with mushrooms and green ajika. Ajika (Georgian: აჯიკა) is a hot, spicy paste used to flavor meat, fish and vegetable dishes mainly in Samegrelo and Abkhazia. Ingredients: 400 grams of chicken breasts, 300 grams of mushrooms, 3 medium sized onions, 8 cloves of garlic, 8 tbs of oil, … Continue reading

CHICKEN LIVER WITH AJIKA AND SUMMER SAVORY

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Chicken liver with Ajika (with nuts) and Summer Savory is a delicious family meal with a piquant flavor. Ingredients: 1 kilo of chicken liver, 3 medium size onions, 2 tbs of ajika with nuts (see link at the foot of this article to see a step-by-step recipe), half a tsp of Summer Savory, 150 ml of … Continue reading

CHICKEN WITH SPICY HAZELNUT SAUCE

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Nuts are a popular ingredient in Georgian cuisine. In this old, family recipe we show how to make a spicy hazelnut sauce for a fried chicken dish. Ingredients: 1 whole young chicken, 5 cloves of garlic, 150 grams of hazelnuts, 1 tsp of dried marigold, half tsp of dried coriander, half tsp of Blue Fenugreek, tiny pinch … Continue reading

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  • 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