History of Chashushuli

Chashushuli beef stew is a favorite dish among foodies that is suitable for almost all seasons. It is not only desired but almost required, to pair this type of dinner with a glass of strong wine.

Ingredients (4 servings)

  • Beef – 1 kg
  • Onions – 250 g
  • Green pepper
  • Butter – 100 g
  • Tomatoes – 250 g
  • Tomato paste – 110 g
  • Coriander – 170 g
  • Parsley – 70 g
  • Garlic – 550 g
  • Bay leaves 4-5
  • Salt – 25-30 g
  • Dry coriander – 20 g
  • Blue Funegreek (Utskho Suneli) – 30 g  


Thickly dice the meat, wash it thoroughly, and put it in a pot. Place the pot on a medium-low flame and add the butter, bay leaf, and green pepper. Add 70 grams of tomato paste to the partially cooked meat and let it simmer for 3-4 minutes.

Add cut-up peeled tomatoes with diced herbs, 60 grams garlic, dried coriander, and Blue Funegreek in a bowl. When the meat is halfway cooked, add everything from the bowl, stir well, and cover. Allow it to simmer, then turn off the heat when the meat is almost done (try not to stir it often).

Where to taste Chashushuli in Tbilisi?

At Bread and Wine in Tbilisi, we believe that food is more than just sustenance – it’s an experience. That’s why we take great pride in our Chashushuli dish, which is a staple of Georgian cuisine. Our chefs are passionate about using only the freshest and highest quality ingredients to create a dish that is true to its Georgian roots.

When you visit Bread&Wine, we want you to feel like you’re taking a culinary journey through Georgia. Our Chashushuli is just one of the many dishes that we offer, and we invite you to explore our menu and discover the rich flavors of Georgian cuisine. From savory soups and stews to delectable pastries and desserts, we have something for everyone.

So why not book your table today and experience the magic of Chashushuli for yourself? Our friendly staff are always on hand to answer any questions you may have and to make your dining experience a memorable one. We can’t wait to welcome you to Bread and Wine and share our love of Georgian cuisine with you.