Khachapuri is an open pie of traditional Georgian cuisine, distinguished by a great variety of recipes and forms. This dish has been prepared from the earliest times in all areas of Sakartvelo, as the inhabitants of Georgia call their state.
Such a variety of forms and contents. ..
So, there are Imeretian, Megrelian, Rachin, Ajarian khachapuri. In Imeretia, Megrelia and Racha bake round cakes, but in the second case they add cheese, and in the third - baked beans and bacon. In Ajaria, these pies are made in the form of a boat, and pour an egg from above. In addition to khachapuri with cheese, there are also flat cakes with a stuffing of steamed fish or meat. And the dough itself can be yeastless, yeast or flaky - truly everyone will find an option to your liking! Let's try to plunge into the customs of Georgian cooking and cook one of the options for this pie.
Khachapuri with cheese. Recipe from the solar Adjara
Preparation of the dough for a flat cake
- 600 grams of wheat flour;
- 1 egg of chicken;
- 400 grams of milk;
- 1 packet of yeast( dry);
- 1 teaspoon.a spoonful of sugar;
- 1 ½ tea.tablespoons of salt;
- 1 table.a spoon of vegetable oil.
Mix dry yeast with warm milk and set aside for 10-15 minutes. After this time in the same capacity to sift the flour, add sugar, salt, pour in the vegetable oil, kneading a soft dough. A bowl of sponge covered with a towel and put in warmth: in an oven at 30 degrees or simply on a battery. After 1.5 hours, the dough should increase in volume approximately twice, then it should be kneaded, covered and again put into heat at the same time. When the opara rises again, it should be carefully kneaded again. Of the indicated number of constituents, 1 kg of the finished dough is obtained at the output. It should be quite soft, elastic and easily lag behind the hands and the work surface.
Ingredients for filling for one khachapuri with cheese( recipe in Adjara)
- 150 grams of suluguni;
- 3 eggs of chicken;
- 15 grams of butter.
Preparation of khachapuri with cheese( recipe in Adjarian)
The previously prepared dough is divided into five equal parts, each of which is rolled into a thin layer. Two opposite edges of the resulting flat cake twist the tube, slightly short of the middle. The ends of them connect, forming a boat. Shake one egg and grease them with a rook dough. The second egg is mixed with suluguni rubbed on a large grater and mixed. Put the stuffing in a boat and put it in a heated oven with khachapuri and cheese. The recipe prescribes to bake it at 200 degrees for 10 minutes. When the dough will cover with a beautiful blush, get a baking tray with a pie from the oven. In the center of the cheese filling make a small groove and gently break the remaining egg into it so that the yolk does not mix with the protein. And again bake khachapuri with cheese in the oven for 5 minutes. As a result, the protein should be roasted, and the yolk remains in a semi-liquid state.
Welcome to the table!
Ready khachapuri served on the table hot, throwing a dice of butter, eaten by hand, breaking off a cake from the edge and dipping into a liquid buttery-egg-cheese filling.