RECIPES

Sacivi

SACIVI (CHICKEN IN WALNUT SAUCE). It tastes better than it looks! “Every Georgian dish is a poem.” - Alexander Pushkin (famous Russian poet) Sacivi is another Georgian dish popular in Baku. It is a chicken dish with a thick sauce containing onion, garlic, walnuts, spices and herbs. Ingredients: 1 small fat chicken (or any other parts of the chicken to your taste) 2...
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Khinkali

KHINKALI are Georgian dumplings that became very popular in Baku. They look like little pleated pouches with a knob on top and filled with ground meat, usually lamb or beef, mixed with finely chopped onion, garlic, salt and pepper. Traditionally, Khinkali are eaten with hands, you hold their knob and take a bite off the side, and...
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Chicken Tabaka

CHICKEN TABAKA (Flattened fried chicken) Chicken Tabaka is a famous dish of two Caucasus neighbors Georgian and Azerbaijani. The meaning of the word “Tabaka”, from Georgian “tapha” and from Azeri “tava”, is “heavy frying skillet”. The difference between Georgian tabaka and Azerbaijani Tabaka is the spice seasoning. Tabaka usually made of a small Cornish Hen, the smaller your chicken, the...
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