Khachapuri – Georgian bread

How to make khachapuri

Khachapuri is a Georgian bread made of dough and filled in with cheese. It’s a dish Georgians are very proud of and it’s a symbol of their culinary traditions. Tne word khachapuri (хачапури) is composed of two separate words ”khacho” – means cheese and ”puri” – bread.

If you are up to make your own bread and want to try something new and delicious, check this recipe out:

Ingredients for the dough:

  • 300 gr. of flour
  • 250 ml of yogurt
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 1/2 tsp of baking soda

Ingredients for the filling:

  • 250 gr. of feta/ Bulgarian white cheese
  • 250 gr. of Mozzarella
  • 250 gr. of Emmental/ Bulgarian cheese ”Kashkaval”
  • 50 gr. of dill
  • 50 gr. of butter

Preparation:

  • Mix up the youghurt, the salt and the baking soda in a bowl.
  • Add the flour and make an easy to work dough. Leave it to rest for 15 min.
  • Start preparing the cheese filling. Grate all the cheeses together, add the dill and a little bit of melted butter. Make a cheesy filling.
  • When the dough is ready, cut it into 4 pieces. Roll the dough into a round shape and fill it in with the cheesy filling. Fold the dough around to cover the cheese. Even it out with a rolling pill.
  • Fry the bread on both sides in a pan and brush it with melted butter.
  • Eat them while still hot.

Bon appétit!

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