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13 Delicious Georgian Dishes

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A tiny nation called Georgia is hidden away in the Caucasus Mountains. The culinary crowning glory of this little but formidable country is known for its distinctive and old wine culture, polyphonic music, and beautiful scenery that ranges from Black Sea beaches to snowy highlands.

Khachapuri and Khinkali are two foods you may be familiar with, although Georgian cuisine consists of much more than just these two dishes. Similar to how diversified it is, Georgian food has something for everyone.

Since the majority of the population is Orthodox Christian, they frequently lend, providing some inventive and delectable vegan and vegetarian cuisine. Here are the top 13 foods that Georgia has to offer, without further ado.

13. Nigvziani Badrijani

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The translation of this phrase is "eggplants with walnuts." It is a main component of any Georgian meal. The dish is typically eaten as a side dish or as an appetizer.

To prepare Nigvziani Badrijani, eggplant slices are fried, allowed to cool, then firmly coiled with a walnut stuffing. Walnuts that have been finely ground, garlic, spices, and vinegar are combined to create the stuffing and are spreadable. Typically, pomegranate seeds and fresh coriander are used to decorate the dish.

12. Ghomi

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Ghomi is a dish from Samegrelo in western Georgia. It's a porridge that is typically made with cornmeal or foxtail millet. The porridge was originally made with foxtail millet, known in Georgia as ghomi, but when corn production grew, cornmeal quickly took its place.

Ghomi is typically prepared in huge batches and continually swirled with a large wooden stick shaped like a tennis racket. It served as many families' staple side dish in Western Georgia over the years.

11. Khinkali

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The Georgian highland regions are where khinkali, a type of dumpling, originated. Traditionally, only a few ingredients—minced lamb, onions, chili peppers, and salt—are used to make it. But there are numerous dumpling varieties, including different herbs and spices. Khinkali may also be seen with fillings made of cheese, potatoes, or mushrooms.

Black pepper is typically added before eating khinkali. If you ever have a meal with Georgians, they will make sure to teach you how to eat Khinkali "properly," which is with your hands.

10. Khachapuri

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This wonderful, cheese-filled meal is one of the most well-liked in the entire globe for a reason. Khachapuri, regarded as the national meal, is listed on Georgia's Intangible Cultural Heritage List. This cheese-filled pastry comes in a variety of regionally specific varieties.

The beachside region of Adjara is home to one of the most well-known variations of Khachapuri. Dough in the shape of a boat, filled with delectable Georgian cheese, egg yolks, and butter, is called an adjarian khachapuri.

9. Kharcho

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The Samegrelo region is also the origin of this filling beef soup. Kharcho can brighten even the darkest of days with to its distinctive flavor and unusual ingredient combination.

Kharcho can also be prepared with several types of meat, such as goose, lamb, or chicken. The mix of cherry plums, walnuts, and a unique spice blend gives this traditional Western Georgian meal its distinctive flavor.

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8. Kubdari

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The meat-filled bread known as kubdari is a specialty of the mountainous Svaneti region. Although it is a fairly straightforward recipe, with the proper method and a few essential components, it develops the unique flavor that so many people adore.

Kubdari is often prepared with beef or pork, onions, and a variety of Georgian spices. The beef is minced into tiny cubes and fully flavor-infused with onions and spices to create the Kubdari filling.

7. Shkmeruli

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A baked chicken dish from Georgia's Racha area called shkmeruli has recently become surprisingly popular in Japan.

To create Shkmeruli, an entire chicken must first be fried. The chicken is rubbed with milk or sour cream, garlic, and seasonings before baking. A juicy chicken with rich infusions and a delicious, creamy sauce that is perfect for dipping bread is the end result.

6. Lobio in a clay pot

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In Georgian cuisine, Lobio holds a distinct place as well. The word can refer to a wide range of bean recipes that are popular across the board. Georgians use beans in almost every possible way, from cold appetizers to stews.

To make lobio stew, soak the beans, herbs, and spices the night before, then simmer them with veggies the next day. With flatbread or Georgian cornmeal and pomegranate seeds as a garnish, the dish is frequently served hot in a clay pot.

Another well-known filled bread in Georgia called Lobiani (which translates to "with Lobio") is also made from lobio. The dough is filled with a thick paste made from ground beans, herbs, and onions; Georgia's Orthodox Christians frequently eat it during Lent.

5. Jonjoli

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Georgian cuisine is distinctive and only includes jonjoli. The Caucasian bladdernut bush, or jonjoli, is a native of the country's western region.

The pickled bladdernut sprouts are frequently served as an appetizer along with other pickled vegetables like tomatoes, onions, or garlic. In particular, jonjoli complements traditional Lobio meals.

4. Satsivi

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Georgians love satsivi, which is a traditional dish served at winter holiday feasts. Boiling chicken or turkey is used to make Satsivi, along with a decadent walnut sauce.

Walnuts, garlic, water, and several spices are used to make the sauce. The walnut sauce is completely covered over a whole chicken or turkey before it is served chilled. It can be consumed with Ghomi or just bread.

Another walnut sauce known as Bazhe, which has a runnier consistency and uses vinegar as a basis, and Satsivi are very similar. It frequently goes with other fish recipes.

3. Gozinaki

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We've covered a lot of salty foods on this list; now it's time to move on to some of Georgia's sweet sweets. Georgia doesn't have many native sweets, but the ones it does have are tasty and distinctive.

A traditional dessert called gozinaki is created with honey and walnuts. Honey and sugar are heated together to form gozinaki, which is then combined with toasted walnuts and spread out into a thin rectangle. The dessert is cut into diamond shapes before it has cooled fully.

Given that it is served on Christmas and New Year's Eve, gozinaki is an essential component of the winter holidays in Georgia.

2. Gebjalia

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Every cheese lover's fantasy is gebjalia. In essence, it is cheese that has been packed with additional cheese and served with cheese sauce. This Samegrelo-based meal also uses Sulguni melting cheese in its preparation.

The cheese is formed into a rectangle after being melted in milk until it becomes elastic. The cheese is covered in a curd cheese mixture flavored with mint and garlic before being tightly coiled and cut.

The cheese-melting milk, sour cream, and additional curd cheese are combined to create the sauce. This filling appetizer is served cold and includes authentic Georgian bread.

1. Borano

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A cheese dish from the Adjara region is called borano. It is quite calorie-dense and not for the weak of heart. It is produced of cultured butter derived from Kaimaghi, commonly known as Kaymak, and Georgian braided cheese.

By frying cheese in melted cultured butter manufactured from Kaymak, borano is produced. It is typically consumed hot with fresh bread or as a side to salads or other main dishes.

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