Eggplant with Walnuts

History of Eggplant with Walnuts

Eggplant with walnuts is one of the most well-known Georgian dishes, enjoyed by people of all generations. There are a lot of recipes for Eggplant with Walnuts to choose from, and all of them can be considered pretty interesting too.


  • Eggplants – 1 kg
  • Crumpled walnuts – 300 g
  • Dry coriander – 20 g
  • Blue Funegreek (Utskho Suneli) – 20 g
  • Saffron – 40 g
  • Crumpled garlic – 30 g
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • Oil – 500 g
  • Coriander – 40 g


Cut eggplants lengthwise and cook them on both sides. Let them sit on the filter for at least 3-4 hours. Crumpled walnuts should be seasoned with garlic and all of the flavors listed above. Stir this mixture well, until the oil begins to emerge. Warm water or chicken stock can be added to get a jam-like consistency. Spread the paste on one side of the eggplants and roll them up.

Where to taste Eggplant with Walnuts 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 Eggplant with Walnuts 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 Eggplant with Walnuts 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 Eggplant with Walnuts 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.