Adzhika refers to Georgia's spiced paste, spicy or hot pepper relish/ condiment used in cooking and preparing various Georgian dishes. Adzhika can be added to all kinds of meat, with Plov or even dotted on Manti. It is not only popular in Georgia, but also all over the former Soviet Union. Adzhika can be purchased in any supermarkets in the country, other European markets and even in Russian food stores in the United States. If Adzhika is not available, it can also be easily prepared at home by following the instruction below: . Ingredients: 1 cup raw chopped red bell pepper (cored and seeded) 1 cup raw chopped chili pepper ½ cup of peeled garlic ¼ cup of coriander seeds 2 teaspoons of Khmeli-Suneli (optional) 1 cup of shelled walnuts Grind ingredients together in mortar or food processor. Walnuts give the Adzhika its required thickness, so keep adding them until the final product reach a butter-like consistency. To store Adzhika, refrigerate it in a covered container. Khmeli-Suneli is a herb and spice mixture which can be bought in some spiced markets. If not available, it can also be prepared at home, but if time is limited, just omit it from the recipe. Below, however is the procedure on making Khmeli-Suneli: 2 tablespoons dried marjoram 2 tablespoons dried dill 2 tablespoons dried summer savory 2 tablespoons dried mint 2 tablespoons dried parsley 2 tablespoons ground coriander 2 teaspoons dried ground marigold petals 1 tablespoon dried fenugreek leaves 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon ground fenugreek seeds crushed bay leaves
List of books: Adzhika

Related Articles

Green chile ■■■■■■
Green chile for Taos Pueblo Indians refers to a popular vegetable which can range in spiciness from very . . . Read More
Muhammara ■■■■■■
Muhammara refers to a Middle Eastern spicy dip made from roasted red peppers and walnuts. - Muhammara . . . Read More
Rouille ■■■■■
Rouille is the French word for "Rust" which describes the color of this spicy sauce made of hot chiles, . . . Read More
Z'hug / Zhug ■■■■■
Z'hug / Zhug: Z'hug or Zhug refers to a condiment or a spicy relish made from a mixture of ground green . . . Read More
Aijvar / Ajvar ■■■■■
Aijvar / Ajvar: Aijvar or Aijvar is a seasonal dish; an appetizer; a relish of roasted eggplant-sweet-pepper . . . Read More
Gomi ■■■■■
Gomi refers to a Georgian dense pasty dish made from cornmeal or wheat flour cooked without spices. It . . . Read More
Gopchang Jeongol ■■■■■
Gopchang Jeongol refers to Korea's casserole or stew made of tripe. It is a seasoned entrails stew with . . . Read More
Saltena / Salteña ■■■■■
Saltena / Salteña: Saltena is one of the most popular snacks throughout Bolivia. It is a pastry filled . . . Read More
Sosaties ■■■■■
Sosaties refers to South African's meat kebabs marinated in curry sauce , usually served with crisp biscuits. . . . Read More
Ras el hanout ■■■■
Ras el hanout refers to a powdered spice mixture, used in Arabic and north African cooking, with a sweet . . . Read More