Lobio is a traditional Georgian dish made with beans and spices. Spices traditionally used include adjika, khmeli-suneli, and salt. Lobio can be made with different types of beans, but red or pinto beans are a common choice for many. In addition, Georgian lobio can also be served with bread and is a popular choice for vegetarians. This recipe is simple to make and can be easily adapted to your own taste. Give Georgian lobio a try the next time you are looking for an easy-to-make dish at home.
- 500 gr. red or pinto beans
- One medium yellow onion
- 1 tsp. khmeli-suneli
- 1 tsp. adjika
- Salt: to taste
- Fresh cilantro one bunch
- Celery one bunch
- Butter 1 tsp.
Preparation & Cooking Instructions:
Step 1:Beans, before cooking, should be soaked in cold water overnight, then they will cook much faster.
Step 2:The next day drain the water taking a saucepan, put the beans in it, fill it with water, bring it to a boil, then turn the heat down to medium and cook over until tender.
Step 3:When the beans are cooked, remove the pan from the heat and drain the water into a separate container, we will need this water.
Step 4:Mash the beans so that more than half of the beans turn into "porridge".
Step 5:Finely chop the onion, and put it on a preheated frying pan smeared with butter and fry slightly until cooked, then pour over the beans and pour in the liquid that remains after cooking the beans.
Step 6:The consistency of the lobio should be somewhat reminiscent of a thick puree soup, salt to taste, and then put the pan on medium heat, about 5-10 minutes.
Step 7:7. While stirring the lobio regularly, bring the dish to a boil, adding, if necessary, the liquid that remains after boiling the beans. Add chopped cilantro and celery, Khmeli suneli and adjika.
If you are looking for a simple-to-make, tasty, and vegetarian-friendly dish, look no further than Georgian lobio. This dish is made with beans and traditional Georgian spices and can be easily adapted to your own taste. Give it a try the next time you are looking for a simple yet delicious meal. Thank you for trying this recipe!
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