Chanakhi (Georgian lamb stew)

    2 hours 30 min

    A traditional Georgian stew made with lamb, mutton or beef combined with potatoes, aubergine, peppers and herbs.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 500g cubed lamb, mutton or beef
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 500g potatoes, cubed
    • 3 aubergine, cubed
    • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • 1 tablespoon tomato puree
    • 2 tomatoes, sliced
    • 1 red or green pepper, chopped
    • 15g chopped fresh herbs (parsley, dill, basil, coriander)
    • salt and pepper to taste

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:2hr  ›  Ready in:2hr30min 

    1. In a heavy casserole dish or clay pot with lid, add all ingredients in the following layers: meat, onion, potatoes, aubergine, garlic, tomato puree, tomatoes, pepper and herbs. Season each layer with salt and pepper to taste as you go. Pour over a few spoonfuls of water, then cover.
    2. Place in a preheated 180 C / Gas 4 oven for 2 hours.

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    I cooked this in multi-cooker.  -  21 Jan 2019  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    Made it with lamb. Very tasty as well as healthy.  -  14 Mar 2018  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    Best lamb stew I've had since my grandmother made it - absolutely wonderful - very flavourful. I did use lamb - don't care for mutton. Do try this one, it is exceptional.  -  14 Mar 2018  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)