Calories, kcal: 65 Protein, g: 0.2 Fat, g: 0.3 Carbohydrates, g: 15.2
Tkemali is a Georgian sauce, mainly used with fish, meat, poultry, potato and pasta side dishes.
Plum tkemali (cherry plum) is also cultivated in the mountainous areas of Bulgaria, so tkemali sauce is produced not only in Georgia, but also in Bulgaria, and from imported plums - also in Russia and Germany.
Calorie content of tkemali
The calorie content of tkemali is 65 kcal per 100 grams of product.
The main ingredients of the sauce are tkemali plum, garlic and herbs. When preparing tkemali, the spice Ombalo (aka Marshmint) is always used - without it, classic tkemali is not made.
Tkemali in cooking
Pour the plum with water and cook for 30-40 minutes. Then rub through a sieve along with the broth, discard the peel and bones. Boil the mashed potatoes until sour cream is thick, add crushed garlic, cilantro, red pepper and salt, let it boil and cool.
For a kilogram of plums, you need 4 teaspoons of salt, one small red hot pepper, a head of garlic, a large bunch of cilantro and half a bunch of dill. Remove the seeds from the plum and cover the fruits with salt, wait for the plum to give juice (calorizer). Put on fire and let it simmer for 5 minutes, add chopped pepper and cook for another 5 minutes, then add cilantro, dill and cook for about 2 minutes, add garlic and turn off the heat. Pour the sauce into a blender and turn until sour cream consistency. Add a tablespoon of apple cider or grape vinegar. You can add more salt or seasoning to taste. Keep refrigerated.