Lobio of red beans

Lobio of red beans

Lobio - one of the most popular traditional dishes of Georgian cuisine (in the Georgian language is the word - the common name of the fruit beans of any kind at any level of maturity, including runner). Lobio popular not only in Georgia, but also in Russia (the Caucasus and Transcaucasia). In addition to the main component (beans) in cooking lobio such ingredients can be used as, garlic, onion, parsley, pomegranate, nuts, various spices, dry ground. Lobio can be served as a side dish to meat, as a separate dish with vegetables, mushrooms, various sauces and gravy.

Tell us how to cook red bean lobio Georgian.

Cooking beans business not fast, in addition, it should be soaked overnight in cold water, or at least 3-4 hours in boiling water.

Recipe lobio of red beans with walnuts


  • Red Beans - 2 cups;
  • walnuts or hazelnuts (net nucleoli) - 1-3 / 4 cups;
  • Pomegranate - 0.5 pc .;
  • Lemon - 0.5 pc .;
  • honey - 1 tbsp. a spoon;
  • garlic - 5 cloves;
  • Vegetable oil - 2 tbsp. spoons;
  • Caucasian spices (hops-suneli, for example);
  • burning red pepper;
  • salt;
  • herbs (parsley, basil, cilantro).


Prepared (ie, soaked at the right time and well-swollen beans), fill with water and cook until tender. The most convenient way to use the kettle or saucepan. Broth merge, beans slightly (only slightly) Mnemonic tolkushkoy, but do not puree bring to the state, the beans should be slightly pressed down or broken down into large pieces.

We grind nuts with a knife or use modern kitchen devices. It is not necessary to bring the nuts to a paste.

We connect nuts and beans. Add the chopped herbs, and dry ground spices. Pour butter, stir.

Prepare the sauce: mix honey with fresh juices of pomegranate and lemon. Seasoned with crushed garlic and sagging or burning red pepper.

You can just pour lobio sauce, but you can apply it in a separate bowl. An excellent healthy, high-protein meal for lunch or dinner, is also suitable for fast days.

By lobio of red beans good fresh fruit, vegetables, pita bread, table wine or chacha.

Sometimes there is no time to mess around with cooking beans, and it is necessary to quickly make some nourishing food, for example, for dinner after a busy day. In this case, good cook lobio and chicken, you can approach this a little differently.

Lobio of canned red beans with chicken - recipe


  • canned red kidney beans - 1 jar;
  • chicken without skin and bones - 300 g;
  • Onions - 1 pc .;
  • fresh herbs;
  • nuts (kernel) - 0.5 cups;
  • adjika finished or finished sauce tkemali ;
  • vegetable oil.


Open a can of beans, poured sauce, washed with cold boiled water (preservative in many sauce

Lobio of red beans
salt and sugar, can do without it).

Beans slightly Mnemonic tolkushkoy, add chopped nuts and herbs.

Peeled onions cut into quarter-rings, and chicken - short strips or small pieces. Meat with onions fried in a pan, reduce the heat and bring to a readiness under the lid for another 20 minutes. You can splash in the pan a little light wine, brandy or water.

Putting cooked meat with beans, stir. Now you can add ready- Georgian adjika and / or sauce tkemali (or you can submit them separately).

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