Georgian Plum Sauce
Tkemali is a very flavorful and nutrient-dense Georgian plum sauce that is a great healthier alternative to ketchup or cranberry sauce.
Tkemali sauce is a perfect condiment for almost anything: – roasted vegetables, – (red) beets, – burgers, – potato wedges, – any kind of protein, – in salad dressings, – as a bread spread, – grilled food, – tempeh, – fresh bread, – as a dip for stir fried veggies. This plum sauce is pretty much as universal as ketchup.
Traditional tkemali is made from a variety of green sour plum. However, you can use other types of plums as well.
– plums – garlic – red chili pepper – cilantro – dill – peppermint – tarragon – coriander – khmeli suneli – salt – sugar – black pepper – pomegranate juice
Cut plums in quarters or halves
Remove stones and place in a pot
Cook until soft and put through the sieve
Alternatively, use a blender
Add the rest of the ingredients and cook for 5 min
Transfer to jars
– Store it in the fridge or in a cool place for up to 3 months. – To make your sauce last longer, sterilize your jars (boil them for 15 minutes in water) and pour some olive oil on the surface before you seal them in.
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