About Food – Mchadi (Georgian Cornbread)

Mchadi is a very popular cornbread traditionally eaten with lobio (beans) and cheese.

Ingredients (for 6 servings). 400 grams of stone-ground cornmeal (preferably white), 1/4 teaspoon of salt, 1 cup of cold water (may need more depending on the cornmeal).

Stone-ground white cornmeal 

Preparation. Add water to the cornmeal little by little so that the cornmeal becomes firm but not wet.

When the dough is ready, take a piece and make a small ball. Shape the ball in the palm of your hand until it looks like the one in the picture above.

Heat the oil in a pan (medium heat) and add the dough. Smooth each piece with the back of a wet spoon.

Cover and cook for 5-6 minutes. Turn the dough over and cook uncovered for a further 5-6 minutes. The Mchadi are golden brown when ready.

Mchadi is traditionally eaten with lobio (beans) and cheese. Enjoy!

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21 Responses to “About Food – Mchadi (Georgian Cornbread)”
  1. trialsinfood says:

    mmm…that looks good!

  2. Anastasia says:

    I have never heard of it, looks tasty!

  3. Dianda says:

    I love cornbread! I wonder if the Georgian cornbread tastes the same! :o

  4. TammyeHoney says:

    that looks so tasty but so far out of my taste buds :( hate my allergy!

  5. our mouths are watering! Great post!!!

  6. Shary Hover says:

    Sounds simple and delicious, especially with the cheese. That’s my favorite food!

  7. GBD= golden brown deliciousness. Must try!

  8. Chancy and Mumsy says:

    Looks good, sounds good and easy to make too. Hugs

  9. Linus Band says:

    Is this American corn, as in mais? Looks great!

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