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Exploring Delicious Phkali: Georgian Finger Food Delight

It's an amazing snack, finger food originates from the Caucasus region.

Phkali - Georgian Finger Food serving suggestion
Phkali - Georgian Finger Food

I think Georgian cuisine is one of the most underrated cuisines in the world. Try this amazing recipe for Phkali - Georgian Finger Food in your kitchen to try this rich culinary heritage of Caucasus Mountains

Beetroot, the primary ingredient in Georgian Phkali, offers a naturally sweet and earthy flavor. When combined with other ingredients like garlic, walnuts, herbs, and spices, it creates a rich and complex flavor profile that is both savory and slightly sweet

Phkali - Georgian Finger Food

  • 500 g baked beetroots

  • 120 g walnuts

  • 5 tablespoon of olive oil (optional)

  • 3 tablespoon vinegar

  • 30 g coriander

  • 1 clove of garlic

  • 2 teaspoon ground coriander

  • ½ teaspoon of fennel powder

  • Salt , Pepper to taste

  • Pomegranate seeds for garnish


1. Grate peeled beetroots and hen squeeze out as much water from them as you can. (This is most effectively done by squeezing it, a chunk at a time, between your hands )

2. Grind the walnuts in a food processor to the consistency of coarse sand. Add the, garlic, coriander, oil (if using ), vinegar and spices puree until smooth

3. Add beetroot and pulse it (do not blend it completely)

4. Shape into balls about the size of a golf ball and make a small indent in the top of each one with your fingertip. Place a pomegranate seed in each.

5. Refrigerate for several hours or up to overnight.

Happy Cooking 👩‍🍳👩‍🍳👩‍🍳

ealthyWithAnia holding plate of  Phkali - Georgian Finger Food
HealthyWithAnia with Phkali - Georgian Finger Food

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