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Alternative namesAjapsandal
Place of originGeorgia, Armenia
Region or stateCaucasus
Main ingredientseggplant, potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers, seasoning

Ajapsandali (Georgian: აჯაფსანდალი, Armenian: Աջափսանդալ) is a traditional Georgian and Armenian dish, also popular in the Northern Caucasus.[1] It consists of onion, eggplant, tomato and bell pepper grilled, stewed, or fried in vegetable oil and seasoned with garlic, basil, coriander leaves, parsley and other seasoning. Sometimes potato, chili pepper and even carrots are added although traditional recipes do not include them.[2] This dish exists under different names in many Caucasian and Turkic-speaking peoples' cuisines. The European counterpart of this dish is vegetable sauté.[3]

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  1. ^ Андрей Бугайский. Бинарный снаряд из овощей. // журнал BBQ.
  2. ^ Burford T. 2015, Georgia, Bradt Travel Guide, p. 71.
  3. ^ Capalbo, Carla (1 March 2022). Tasting Georgia: A Food and Wine Journey in the Caucasus with Over 70 Recipes. Interlink Publishing Group Incorporated. ISBN 978-1-62371-842-8.

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