About Food – Chicken with Eggplant and Spices
Eggplant dishes are very popular in Georgia and there are many variations. In this recipe we show how to make a popular family dish made with fried eggplant, chicken, sour cream and spices.
Ingredients: 400 grams of chicken breast, 400 grams of eggplant, 1 tbs of red pepper, 1 ts of blue fenugreek, 1 ts of dried marigold, 1 ts of dried coriander, 6 cloves of garlic, 1 heaped tbs of sour cream, 13 tbs of oil, and salt (amount dependent upon personal preference).
Preparation: Slice the eggplant and add to a pan with 8 tbs of oil. Fry (covered) on a low temperature until one side is cooked. Remove cover and fry the other side.
Add the chicken breasts to a pan containing 5 tbs of oil and fry on a low temperature for up to 30 minutes. Cut into small to medium pieces and add to a bowl together with the eggplant.
Add 1 tbs of red pepper, 1 ts of blue fenugreek, 1 ts of dried marigold, 1 ts of dried coriander, 6 cloves of garlic and salt to a mortar and crush together.
Add the crushed garlic and spices and 1 heaped tbs of sour cream to a pan. Add 200 ml of water.
Stir. Add the fried eggplant and chicken. Bring to the boil. Stir and remove from the heat.
Serving: Serve hot.
Enjoy your Chicken with Eggplant!