Kuchmachi is a traditional Georgian dish that is made of chicken, pig, or beef liver and stomach. But today I’m sharing mushroom kuchmachi, which is a vegan and fasting version. Mchadi is also a Georgian dish, it is cornbread, which can be baked or fried.

Mushroom kuchmachi with mchadi (Georgian cuisine)

Servings 20


  • 1 kg oyster mushroom
  • 250 g walnut (ground)
  • 1 tsp dried coriander
  • 1 tsp Fenugreek
  • 1 tsp Svan salt
  • to taste salt, pepper, red peppre flakes
  • 1/2 bunch parsley
  • 1 pomegranate
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1-2 tbsp water

For mchadi baskets

  • 1 kg corn flour
  • 100-140 g vegan butter
  • 250 ml hot water
  • 2 pinches baking soda
  • 4 tsp svan salt
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • oil (for forms)
  • to taste salt


  • Clean and boil oyster mushrooms. Rinse with cold water and chop finely.
  • Mix walnuts, spices, finely chopped parsley, garlic (crushed, grated, or finely chopped), salt, black and red pepper. Then add to the mushrooms.
  • Pour lemon juice and mix. The mass should be wet. Therefore, add water if necessary.
  • Add pomegranate seeds and mix.
  • Mchadi – Mix all the dry ingredients in the corn flour, rub in the vegan butter, and mix. Finally, pour water and knead the dough.
  • Grease the tart forms with oil and press the Mchadi dough into the forms.
  • Bake at 200C degrees for 20 minutes.
  • Finally, place the "Kuchmachi" in the mchadi baskets. You can sprinkle pomegranate seeds on top and decorate with greens.
    Bon Appetit!
Course: dinner
Cuisine: georgian
Keyword: georgiancuisine, kuchmachi, mchadi

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