Adzhyka sauce (Chernihiv recipe)

Adjika is a homemade variant of tomato, bell pepper, and chili pepper sauce with sour sweet taste.


  • 3 kg mature tomatoes
  • 500 g bell peppers
  • 500 g bulb onions
  • 500 g apples
  • 500 g carrots
  • 100 g sugar
  • 5-6 chili pepper pods
  • 0.5 l (liter) sunflower oil
  • salt – to taste


Wash the vegetables. Peel bulb onions, apples and carrots. Cut the vegetables into pieces and mince them. Add oil, sugar and salt. Mix the ingredients properly. Boil them for 2 hours over medium heat. Pour adjika sauce in jars. Seal the lids of the glass jars. Turn the jars over and cool.

Enjoy your meal!

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