Leek Pkhali with walnuts – Easy and tasty
27 September, 2014
Leek Pkhali with walnuts – Easy and tasty
There are several types of pkhali (vegetables mixed with walnuts) in Georgian cuisine. Along with beet root, cabbage, spinach or eggplant, leek (finger food spinach) pkhali is also very popular.

Ingredients:

1kg of leek
300g of walnuts
1 onion
2-3 garlic cloves
2 bunches of coriander
Salt and pepper
Ground blue fenugreek seeds (optional)

Preparation:

Sort the leek and let it stew in boiling water for a couple of minutes. Take it out, let it cool down, squeeze it out
and either chop it up or let it through a meat grinder. Add thinly sliced or ground onion, garlic and walnuts, sliced coriander, salt, pepper and ground blue fenugreek seeds.

Note: Any kind of Pkhali is especially tasty if served with hot mchadi (Georgian cornbread)

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