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The culinary marvel of Georgia: Khinkali

Know the famous and delicious Georgian khinkali, a typical dumpling eaten all over the country and quite often!

 

    Real name: ხინკალი (In georgian alphabet)

    Country of origin: Georgia

    Regions: Pshavi, Mtiuleti & Khevsureti

 

    Ingredients:

  • Flour and water dough
  • Meat (depending on the region will be pork or beef)
  • Herbs
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Black pepper (to be added once cooked to consumer’s taste)

 

    Alternatives:

Throughout Caucasian countries Khinkali can be found stuffed with cheese, mushrooms or potato, instead of meat.

 

    How to eat it:

It is held with the hand in the part where the dough is closed, and you begin to eat it with special care not to spill the liquid inside, as it is the tastier part. Normally you eat until you reach the part where you are holding, which is left.

 

    Approximate price:

      0.5 GEL / unity
      ( ≈ 0.2 € / unity )