Hearty khachapuri with eggs, milk and cheese

Hearty khachapuri with eggs, milk and cheese

This appetizing khachapuri pastry with a filling of spicy cheese and boiled eggs is also called “gwozeli” and is prepared in Georgia for the Christmas holiday table.The soft yeast dough and savory filling make a wonderful combination that tastes delicious.

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Hearty khachapuri with eggs, milk and cheese

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Ingredients

  • 250 ml milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp dry yeast
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 500 g flour
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 600 g suluguni cheese
  • 5 eggs

Instructions

  1. Mix warm milk with salt, sugar and yeast.
  2. Let this mixture stand in a warm place for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Melt butter, add to flour.
  4. Add milk mixture and knead the whole thing into a soft, smooth dough.
  5. Coat dough on all sides with vegetable oil.
  6. Roll into a ball and cover with plastic wrap.
  7. Let rest in a warm place for 1½-2 hours.
  8. Coarsely grate suluguni.
  9. Hard boil 4 eggs, let cool, peel and cut lengthwise into 2-4 pieces.
  10. Preheat oven to 200 °C.
  11. Line baking sheet with baking paper.
  12. Beat remaining egg in a bowl with a fork.
  13. Once dough has doubled in volume, knead dough again and divide into four portions.
  14. Roll out each portion of dough into patties 3-4 mm thick.
  15. Spread some cheese on one half of the patty, about 1 cm from the edge.
  16. Place the eggs on top.
  17. Brush edge of flatbread with beaten egg and fold flatbread in half.
  18. Pinch the edges together.
  19. Prepare remaining khachapuri in the same way.
  20. Place prepared khachapuri on baking sheet and brush with beaten egg.
  21. Prick each piece lightly with a fork.
  22. Bake khachapuri in preheated oven for 20-30 minutes until golden.

If desired, 300 g of the suluguni cheese can be substituted with imereti cheese.

Equipment

  • Bowl
  • Baking tray
  • Pastry roller
  • Cling film
  • Fork
  • grater
  • Knife
  • cutting board

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