About Food – Arashykh Syzbal
Arashykh Syzbal is an Abkhazian sauce similar to bazhe sauce but made with ajika. It is eaten with fried or boiled chicken or turkey. It is also used as a sauce for Abkhazian ‘abysta’, which is similar to ‘gomi’ (Georgian: ღომი).
Preparation: Grind the walnuts and garlic together.
Re-grind the ground walnuts and garlic.
Add 1 tbs of Ajika, 1 tbs of Akhkhyla (Abkhazian spice mix), and salt. Mix thoroughly.
Gradually add boiled, cooled water until the mixture has a smooth consistency. The mixture should look like the picture below.
Serving: Serve cold with chicken or turkey. We added walnut oil.
Enjoy your Arashykh Syzbal!