Recipe Tip: Georgian-Style Stuffed Aubergines

Recipe Tip: Georgian-Style Stuffed Aubergines

Top Recipe for 4 Persons. All ingredients and tips for getting it right. These Georgian-style stuffed aubergines, known as Badrijani Nigvzit, are just too good to pass up. And they are vegetarian, too!



    1. Step 1

      Fry the onion in a little oil until translucent. Blend the nuts, spices, salt, garlic, chillies and coriander (reserve some for garnishing) in a food processor into a paste.
    2. Step 2

      Add the vinegar and water or stock and mix well.
    3. Step 3

      Leave to infuse in the fridge for at least four hours, or better still overnight.
    4. Step 4

      Preheat the oven to 220 °C.
    5. Step 5

      Cut the aubergine lengthwise into slices about 5mm thick.
    6. Step 6

      Brush with a little olive oil, salt and bake in the oven until they are soft and have taken on some colour, but have not yet fallen apart.
    7. Step 7

      Spread a thin layer of the nut paste on each slice and roll them up. Layer in a pan, and warm briefly in the oven.
    8. Step 8

      Sprinkle with chopped coriander and pomegranate seeds and serve.
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