Khinkali ā€“ that dope Georgian dumplings

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Khinkali is a very popular Georgian dumpling made of twisted knobs of dough, stuffed with meat and spices. It is considered to be one of the national dishes of Georgia.

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Different regions of Georgia make khinkali with different fillings. The most popular filling is a pork/beef mix. In the mountains, khinkali is often made with a lamb filling. Fillings can also include Imeretian cheese mixed with cottage cheese; mushrooms; and mashed potato. City versions include kalakuri khinkali (with thinly chopped parsley) and khevsuruli khinkali (without parsley).

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A friend of mine from Georgia offered me to eat this meal and you know what? You should definitely try it! If you have some skills in cooking, thereā€™s a recipe for you to prepare it.

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