ABKHAZIAN EGGPLANT WITH WALNUTS AND AJIKA
ABKHAZIAN EGGPLANT WITH WALNUTS ANDAJIKA
Posted by georgianrecipes on 2014/12/28 Leave a Comment
Eggplant dishes are highly regarded in Georgia and at all times kind a half of a supra (traditional Georgian feast). There are quite a bit of variations and on this household recipe we present find out how to make Abkhazian eggplant with walnuts, flavored with spicy ajika and Abkhazian spice combine (Akhkhyla).Ajika (Georgian:?????)is a scorching, spicy paste used to taste meat and fish dishes primarily in Samegrelo and Abkhazia. It’s made with scorching peppers, garlic, herbs and spices.Akhkhyla is utilized in Abkhazia to taste meat, fish and vegetable dishes and in addition as an ingredient in sauces, comparable to walnut sauce. It’s much like Svanetian salt however is made with out garlic.
elements: 1 kilo of eggplant, 300 grams of walnuts, 1 heaped tsp of ajika (see recipe right here), 1 tsp of scorching purple pepper, 1 heaped tsp of Abkhazian spice combine (Akhkhyla see recipe right here), 1 purple onion (for garnish), 20 grams of contemporary inexperienced coriander(for garnish), 7 tbs of oil, and salt (amount dependent upon private preference).
Preparation: Slice the eggplant and add to a pan with 7tbs of oil. Fry (covered)on a low temperature till one aspect is cooked.Remove cowl and fry the opposite aspect. Repeat till all the eggplant is fried.
Grind the walnuts (we used a meat grinder).
Add1 heaped tsp of ajika (see recipe right here) to the bottom walnuts, along with 1 tsp of scorching purple pepper, 1 heaped tsp of Abkhazian spice combine (see recipe right here), and salt.
Arrange the fried eggplant on a serving dish. We placedthem onlettuce leaves.
Serving: For a supra (feast) the combination is unfold on the fried slices of eggplant. We garnished ours with purple onion and contemporary inexperienced coriander. The dish may additionally be served with the combination and eggplant combined together.
Enjoy your Abkhazian Eggplant with Walnuts and Ajika!
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