Aubergine / Eggplant Rolls

Nigvziani Badrijani ნიგვზიანი ბადრიჯანი

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      1 hr 5

Appears in
Tasting Georgia: A Food and Wine Journey in the Caucasus

By Carla Capalbo

Published 2017

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This classic recipe is found throughout Georgia as part of the vegetable starters for a supra. Small aubergines are sliced lengthwise, salted, rinsed and fried before being spread with walnut paste and rolled or folded. They’re great with drinks before dinner too. If you don’t have any walnut paste ready, make it while the aubergines / eggplants are being salted. By the way, the main reason to salt them nowadays is to reduce the amount of oil they absorb during frying. The bitterness