Jonjoli (pickled bladdernut) is a special part of the traditional Georgian cuisine, which is distinguished by its uniqueness and authenticity.
Pickled jonjoli are thoroughly washed flower buds marinated for several hours in a pre-prepared marinade. Most often, a delicious salad is prepared from this ingredient. There are numerous benefits to pickled jonjoli. Their distinctive feature is the rich composition. The large number of vitamins and other useful components has a very good effect on the immune system and digestion. This snack is even recommended during the flu or cold.
Pickled jonjoli have a very low calorie content. It is an ideal snack for losing weight: only 20 kcals per 100 g. It is also worth noting that the buds are collected exclusively from wild plants, in the cultivation of which no chemical fertilizers are used. Thus, jonjoli are completely natural and can be eaten regularly.