Lamb Chakapuli

Batknis Chakapuli ბატკნის ჩაქაფული

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      2 hr

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

By Carla Capalbo

Published 2017

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This fragrant and unusual stew features fresh tarragon as the defining herb as well as bitter greens such as radish tops, rocket / arugula or watercress. Make it when tarragon is fresh and plentiful. In Georgia chakapuli is often also made with veal and sometimes sees white wine added along with the water or broth. The Georgian method is usually to simply boil the meat in water but I prefer to brown it first for added flavour. If you don’t have the fresh fruit, omit it! This is a fab