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Anyone who come to Tbilisi should try this georgian national delicacy. It`s very tasty, good for health, substantial, and most importantly - delicious.
How to try churchkhela in Tbilisi
While walking along any market in Tbilisi, you will see the rows of weird-looking multi-colored "sausages" suspended on ropes. This is churchchalla, a local dish, popular in the Caucasus. It is made from grape juice, a variety of nuts and flour.

Even in ancient times Georgian soldiers took it with them on a campaign. It is stored for a long time and has a high calorie content just like dates, which means that it could be quickly eaten without baking a fire for cooking. In addition, it is very healthy. It contains a lot of protein, glucose, fructose, vitamins and vegetable fats.

How to do?

1. Come to any Tbilisi market. For example - to Deserters one.
2. Choose churchkhela of every taste and color. It can be burgundy, yellow and even black color. It is filled with hazelnut, almonds, slices of dried fruit, raisins.
3. If you take a few pieces, you can bargain to beat down the price.

Where to do?

#3Deserters Market in TbilisiDeserters Market

Flavor of Georgia, its temperament and national cuisine got together in one place - Desertirka is not a simple market, it has become a cultural sight of Tbilisi.

Location: Abastumani Street, 5
Open hours: Tuesday - Sunday from 07.00 till 17.00

How much?

One churchkhela costs from 1 to 3 lari.

Tips and hints

This delicacy can be stored very long. It only becomes firmer over time. That` why if you want to try the fresh churchkhela, choose the one that is softer.


Guest18 May 2024

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