Badrijani: An Ode to Georgian Tradition
At Kinza Gastrohouse, we take immense pride in presenting to you the authentic flavors of Georgian cuisine. One of our standout dishes is “Badrijani”, a flavorful and history-laden representation of Georgia on a plate. Allow yourself to embark on this incredible culinary journey.
History of the Dish:
“Badrijani” is a classic Georgian dish with ancient roots. The name is derived from Saint Varlam (Badri), who, according to legend, was the patron saint of eggplants. It’s believed that the blessing of this saint bestowed a special significance upon this vegetable in Georgian cuisine.
Eggplants have always been a favored vegetable in Georgia. They were used to create various dishes, and “Badrijani” became one of the most popular ways of preparation. This dish has many regional variations, with each recipe having its own nuances and peculiarities.
Ingredients and Preparation:
The main components of “Badrijani” are eggplants, garlic, walnuts, herbs, spices, and local Georgian herbs. Eggplants are fried to tenderness and then stuffed with a puree made from walnuts, garlic, and herbs. This creates the distinctive taste and aroma of “Badrijani”.
Taste and Aroma:
“Badrijani” offers an incredible blend of the tenderness of eggplants and the aromatic walnut-garlic puree. The garlic adds a spicy kick, while the herbs bring a fresh element. The dish is characterized by a richness of flavors and an array of aromas.
Badrijani at Kinza Gastrohouse:
In our restaurant, we prepare “Badrijani” with special attention to every detail. Using only fresh, high-quality ingredients, our chefs craft this dish with warmth and a passion for Georgian cuisine. We strive to preserve the authentic taste and aroma of this traditional dish.
We invite you to immerse yourself in the world of authentic Georgian flavors and try this amazing dish at our restaurant. “Badrijani” is more than just a dish; it’s an invitation to a culinary adventure that will leave unforgettable impressions. We await you to share this culinary experience with us!