Make Georgian lobio at home. Follow our how to make lobio recipe to get results like the lobio shown in this image.


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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