Khinkali

  • Khinkali is a Georgian national dish, which was originated in the Georgian regions Pshavi , Mtiuleti and Khevsureti . And thus khinkali spread out into different parts of the Caucasus. Khinkali is filled with various fillings, mostly spicy. Khinkali, as well as dumplings (pelmeni),  is prepared from dough stuffed with ground beef, but , unlike the dumplings, various herbs and spices are added to the stuffing, some of which exist only in Georgia. No eggs are used in the preparation of the dough, but only flour, salt and water. They serve khinkali usually sprinkled with black pepper. Normally they eat khinkali by hands, holding the "tails”.