Spinach Pkhali

Spinach Pkhali – Favorite Georgian Spread

Spinach Pkhali

Spinach Pkhali

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1/2 pounds baby spinach
  • 2 cups mixed soft herbs cilantro, dill, parsley
  • 2/3 cups walnut halves
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • pomegranate seeds for garnish


  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the spinach and cook for 2 minutes, until soft. Fish the spinach out of the pot and place it in a large collander. Put it under cold running water until cool enough to handle. Squeeze the spinach with your hands to remove excess liquid. Place it in a bowl lined with a paper towel.
  • Meanwhile, in a food possessor, pulse the cilantro, parsley, walnuts, and garlic until finely chopped. Add the spinach and process for about 30 to 60 seconds, or until smooth.
  • Season to taste with the vinegar and spices.
  • Serve the pkhali right away or refrigerate until needed. Georgians say it’s always better the next day!
1 Comment
  • Andrea caruso- berkowitz
    Posted at 06:39h, 15 April Reply

    What do you serve this with?

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