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Bitter adjika for the winter


Adjika is a Caucasian national seasoning with pepper, garlic and herbs. In Russian conditions, it acquired a slightly different look and softer taste with the addition of tomatoes, zucchini, apples, bell peppers, carrots, eggplants.

Homemade vegetable preparation will complement and make the taste of meat and fish dishes more harmonious, add bright colors to them.

The zealous housewives make homemade adjika preparations for the winter. Recipes involve the preparation of 2 types: with and without heat treatment. Adjika spicy raw is stored in a refrigerator and has a shorter shelf life than a piece cooked by the thermal method.

Recipe 1 (spicy classic adjika)

What is necessary:

  • Garlic - 1 kg;
  • Bitter pepper - 2 kg;
  • Salt - 1.5 tbsp.;
  • Seasonings: hops-suneli, coriander, dried dill - 1 tbsp;
  • Spicy herbs: basil, cilantro, parsley - optional.

Procedure:

  1. The garlic cloves are cleaned.
  2. Hot peppers are freed from seeds and green tails.
  3. Grind in a meat grinder.
  4. Add salt, seasonings, finely chopped herbs, mix everything well.

It turns out a very hot adjika. To make its taste less pungent, you can use bell pepper - 1.5 kg and accordingly reduce the weight of hot pepper to 0.5 kg.

Advice! Wear rubber gloves to protect your hands.

The content of hot peppers can be reduced to 0.1-0.2 kg without removing its seeds. Adjust the amount of salt to your liking.

Recipe 2 (tomato adjika without heat treatment)

  • Tomatoes - 1 kg;
  • Garlic - 0.3 kg;
  • Sweet pepper - 1 kg;
  • Bitter pepper - 0.2-0.3 kg
  • Salt - 1 tbsp l.

Procedure:

  1. Vegetables are washed and dried in advance.
  2. Tomatoes are cut into quarters, seeds and stalks are removed from sweet peppers, and they are also cut into pieces.
  3. Garlic cloves are cleaned, bitter pepper is freed from seeds. Those who like it more sharply leave the seeds.
  4. All components are crumbled with a meat grinder. Salt, mix well and keep at room temperature, stirring occasionally, for 2 days.
  5. Then the mixture is laid out in jars, previously washed with soda and sterilized.

Homemade tomato adjika is kept in the refrigerator. It is served with meat dishes as a sauce.

Recipe 3 (Georgian)

What you need:

  • Garlic - 0.3 kg;
  • Bitter pepper - 0.2-0.3 kg
  • Salt - 2 tbsp l. or to taste;
  • Spicy herbs: cilantro, tarragon, dill, parsley - 0.1 kg or to taste.

Procedure:

  1. Bitter peppers are washed and grains removed (optional).
  2. Peel the garlic.
  3. Pepper and garlic are chopped in a meat grinder.
  4. Greens are washed, dried, finely cut, added to the total mass of adjika.
  5. Salt, knead to dissolve the salt, put in clean jars.

Georgian adjika, cooked at home, has a rich aroma and is stored in the refrigerator.

Recipe 4 (delicious adjika for the winter)

What you need:

  • Tomatoes - 2.5 kg;
  • Sweet pepper - 0.5 kg;
  • Garlic - 0.3 kg;
  • Capsicum - 0.1 kg
  • Onions - 0.3 kg;
  • Carrots - 0.5 kg;
  • Vegetable oil - 1 tbsp.;
  • Table salt - 1/4 tbsp.;
  • Granulated sugar - 1 tbsp: acetic acid 6% - 1 tbsp.

Procedure:

  1. Vegetables are washed and dried.
  2. Tomatoes, peeled, cut into halves or quarters for easy serving in a meat grinder.
  3. Peel the onion, cut it into pieces.
  4. Bulgarian pepper is also cut into pieces.
  5. Capsicums are peeled from seeds.
  6. The carrots are peeled and cut into large pieces.
  7. All vegetables are ground in a meat grinder and set to cook, after 30 minutes of cooking, vegetable oil is added.
  8. Then the mass is boiled for another 1.5 hours. Cooking time will depend on the desired thickness of the final product.
  9. At the end of cooking, add vinegar to the mass and bring it to a boil again.
  10. They are laid out in washed and sterilized jars.

Adjika from tomatoes for the winter is ready and stored without problems in room conditions. It can be used not only as a delicious addition to dishes, but also as an independent dish for snacks and snacks. Adjika has a balanced taste.

Recipe 5 (bitter adjika)

What you need:

  • Walnut kernels - 1 tbsp.;
  • Bitter pepper - 1.3 kg;
  • Garlic - 0.1 kg;
  • Cilantro - 1 bunch;
  • Salt - 1 tbsp l .;
  • Dry basil - 1 hour or fresh - 1 bunch

Procedure:

  1. Bitter peppers are poured with warm water an hour before cooking, which is then drained, and the fruits are crushed in a meat grinder.
  2. The walnut is sorted and chopped in a meat grinder or in a kitchen processor.
  3. Fragrant herbs are washed, dried and cut into small pieces.
  4. All components are combined, salted, mixed thoroughly.
  5. The mass is dry enough. It is laid out in small jars.

The finished product is kept in the refrigerator. Use rubber gloves for cooking, as adjika is hot.

Watch the video recipe:

Recipe 6 (from peppers)

What you need:

  • Sweet pepper - 1 kg;
  • Capsicum pepper - 0.3 kg;
  • Garlic cloves - 0.3 kg;
  • Salt - 1 tbsp or to taste;
  • Table vinegar 9% - 1/2 tbsp.

Procedure:

  1. Peppers are washed and peeled from seeds.
  2. The garlic is peeled.
  3. All parts are ground in a meat grinder.
  4. Add salt and vinegar, mix well.
  5. Lay out the finished mass in clean jars.

Spicy adjika is kept in the refrigerator. It is used as an addition to main courses and as a seasoning for soups.

Recipe 7 (simple)

What you need:

  • Garlic - 0.3 kg;
  • Capsicum pepper - 0.5 kg;
  • Salt to taste

Procedure:

The peppers are peeled from the stalks. Grind in a meat grinder.

Peel the garlic. Grind in a meat grinder.

Combine both ingredients, salt to taste.

Spicy adjika is laid out in clean jars for storage in the refrigerator.

Important! When working with hot peppers, do not touch your face, protect your hands with rubber gloves.

Recipe 8 with a photo (with horseradish)

  • What you need:
  • Tomatoes - 5 kg;
  • Horseradish - 1 kg;
  • Hot pepper - 0.1 kg;
  • Garlic - 0.5 kg;
  • Sweet pepper - 1 kg;
  • Salt - 0.1 kg

Procedure:

  1. Tomatoes are washed, cut into quarters.
  2. Horseradish is cleaned.
  3. Hot peppers are washed and freed from partitions and seeds.
  4. Garlic cloves are cleaned.
  5. The Bulgarian pepper is washed and the seeds are removed.
  6. All parts are grinded with a meat grinder and combined, salted, stirred thoroughly.
  7. Packaged in jars.

Spicy tomato adjika with horseradish is stored in the refrigerator. The recipe is simple. The pungency of the peppers is balanced well by the tomatoes. Those who like it sharper, they can leave the seeds of hot pepper and increase its amount.

Recipe 9 (with eggplant)

What is required

  • Tomatoes - 1.5 kg;
  • Eggplant - 1 kg;
  • Hot pepper - 0.1 kg;
  • Bulgarian pepper - 1 kg;
  • Garlic - 0.3 kg;
  • Sunflower oil - 1 tbsp.;
  • Salt - 1-2 tbsp. l .;
  • Table vinegar 9% - 1/2 tbsp

Procedure:

  1. Tomatoes are washed, peeled and cut into pieces;
  2. The eggplants are peeled and cut into pieces.
  3. Peppers are washed, peeled from seeds.
  4. Peel the garlic.
  5. Vegetables are minced in a meat grinder.
  6. Set to cook for 40-50 minutes.
  7. At the end, add acetic acid, wait for boiling.
  8. They are laid out in clean, sterilized jars.
  9. Cork, turn over on a lid to cool slowly under a blanket.

Such adjika, made from tomato and eggplant for the winter, is stored in the apartment outside the refrigerator. More like vegetable caviar, suitable for serving with side dishes. A simple and budget option, but nevertheless very tasty, will preserve the harvest.

Recipe 10 (with zucchini)

Would need:

  • Zucchini - 1 kg;
  • Tomatoes - 1 kg;
  • Bulgarian pepper - 1 kg;
  • Hot pepper - 0.1 kg;
  • Garlic - 0.3 kg;
  • Salt - 1.5 tbsp l .;
  • Table vinegar 9% - 100 g;
  • Sunflower oil - 100 g

Procedure:

  1. The vegetables are washed in advance, the water is allowed to drain.
  2. Zucchini is freed from tough skins and seeds if the fruits are old. Young people just wash. And cut into small pieces.
  3. Tomatoes are washed, peeled. Cut in half.
  4. Bell peppers are cleaned from seeds.
  5. The stalks are removed from the hot pepper.
  6. Peel the garlic.
  7. All vegetables are chopped with a meat grinder and set to cook for 40-60 minutes, adding vegetable oil and salt at once. Do not add all the salt at once, it is better to adjust the mass to your taste at the end of cooking.
  8. Vinegar is added at the end of cooking. They are immediately laid out in prepared jars. Allow to cool under the covers.

If you did everything correctly and used clean, well-washed and sterilized dishes, then the workpiece will be stored outside the refrigerator throughout the winter.

Recipe 11 (with apples)

  • Tomatoes - 2.5 kg;
  • Apples - 0.5 kg;
  • Carrots - 0.5 kg;
  • Bulgarian pepper - 0.5 kg;
  • Hot pepper - to taste
  • Garlic - 0.1 kg;
  • Salt - 2 cl. l .;
  • Granulated sugar - 0.1 kg;
  • Acetic acid 9% - 1 tbsp.;
  • Sunflower oil - 1 tbsp.

Procedure:

  1. Tomatoes are washed, peeled, cut in half.
  2. The apples are washed, cored, and cut into quarters.
  3. Pepper is washed, seeds are removed.
  4. Peel the garlic cloves.
  5. All parts are ground in a meat grinder.
  6. Set to cook for 1 hour. The cooking time can be increased up to 2 hours, depending on the desired thickness of the product.
  7. At the end of cooking, add salt, sugar, vinegar, chopped garlic and bitter pepper.
  8. Bring to a boil and cook for another 10-15 minutes.
  9. They are laid out in jars, sealed with metal lids, put on the lids and covered with a blanket.

Store in an apartment, outside the refrigerator. Use for snacks, snacks, in addition to main courses.

Recipe 12 (with celery)

What you need:

  • Bulgarian pepper - 3 kg;
  • Bitter pepper - 0.3 kg;
  • Celery root - 0.4 kg;
  • Celery greens - 1 bunch;
  • Parsley root - 0.4 kg;
  • Parsley greens - 1 bunch;
  • Garlic - 0.3 kg;
  • Salt - 1/2 tbsp.;
  • Table vinegar 9% - 1 tbsp.

Procedure:

  1. Pepper is washed, seeds are removed, cut into slices.
  2. The celery is peeled, cut into pieces that are convenient for a meat grinder.
  3. The parsley root is washed, peeled.
  4. Garlic cloves are cleaned.
  5. Parsley and celery are cut finely, after washing and drying.
  6. Vegetables are minced in a meat grinder.
  7. Add herbs, salt, vinegar. It should be salty and sour to taste.
  8. Mix thoroughly and leave for a day.
  9. Then they are placed in clean, dry jars.

The workpiece is stored in the refrigerator. Can be served with first and second courses.

Recipe 13 (with apples and plums)

What you need:

  • Plums - 0.5 kg;
  • Apples - 0.5 kg;
  • Sweet pepper - 0.5 kg;
  • Bitter pepper - 0.3 kg;
  • Tomatoes - 1 kg;
  • Carrots - 0.5 kg;
  • Garlic - 0.1 kg;
  • Greens (parsley, dill) - to taste;
  • Sunflower oil - 100 g
  • Salt - 1 tbsp l .;
  • Sugar - 3 tbsp. l .;
  • Table vinegar 9% - 50 ml

Procedure:

  1. Vegetables and fruits are washed and dried.
  2. Pits are removed from plums, core from apples, seeds and stalks from peppers. It is better to peel tomatoes.
  3. All components are crushed with a meat grinder.
  4. And they put to cook, without adding garlic and herbs, for 50-60 minutes.
  5. Then put herbs, garlic, salt, sugar, vinegar. They wait for a boil and boil for another quarter of an hour.
  6. Poured into jars, sealed.

Many will like the new original taste of the seasoning. The pungency is smoothed out by fruits and tomatoes.

Conclusion

There are a lot of recipes for spicy adjika. Each housewife is able to create her own, unique, using spices, vegetables, herbs in an individual amount and combination. And those hostesses who have never cooked a spicy seasoning should definitely cook it.

The benefits of adjika are enormous, it contains bitter products that nature has endowed with phytoncides, vitamins, mineral salts, essential oils, and organic acids. Their healing effect on the body is known: increasing immunity, stimulating the activity of the stomach and intestines, improving the activity of the cardiovascular system, destroying pathogenic bacteria, viruses, fungi.

It is worth spending a little of your time to make a useful preparation for the winter for the whole family.


Watch the video: Slav Mom Makes: Adjika Georgian spicy sauce (May 2021).