Chicken Bazhe

Katmis Bazhe

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By Darra Goldstein

Published 1999

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Tradition holds that satsivi is a cool-weather dish, as food left sitting out in the heat could spoil. But even in summer, the Georgians do not want to forgo their poultry with nut sauces entirely, so during the sweltering months they prepare a much simpler variety, called bazhe. This sauce is most often served with roasted fowl; unlike satsivi, it is poured over the cooked meat at serving time. Requiring only ground nuts, water, and spices, bazhe is quicker to p