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Kharcho – Spicy Georgian Walnut Soup

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Soup kharcho recipe, georgian recipes, russian recipe, georgian food, georgian recipe, spicy georgian soup, tkemali sauce, hmeli suneliIngredients

500g (1 lbs) beef
2 L water
1/2 cup rice, well rinsed
2 bay leaves
1 large onion, chopped
2 tsp khmeli-suneli herb mix
2 bay leaves
1/2 tsp dried basil
1/4 red or green tkemali sauce or sour pomegranate juice
6 garlic cloves, crushed
1/2 tbsp salt
1 tbsp hot chilli powder
2 tbsp chopped parsley or cilantro, to garnish when serving
 

Instructions

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1. Cut beef into small cubes (1.5 cm or 1/2 in).

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2. Make stock. Add beef to a stock pot filled with 2 L (2 qt) of cold water, add salt. Bring to a boil and boil the meat on medium for 40 minutes, skimming off foam periodically.

3. Add 1/2 cup of well-rinsed rice, cook for a about 1 hr.

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 4. Chop onion.

5. Coat a frying pan with a thin layer of vegetable oil. Add onions and cook, stirring, until onions turn golden.

6. Add onions to the soup.

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7. Add tkemali sauce or pomegranate juice, crushed walnuts, basil, and parsley, hot chilli powder, and khmeli-suneli herb mix.

8. Let soup simmer for a further 5 minutes, then add the crushed garlic.

9. Let soup stand for 10 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with chopped parsley or cilantro when serving.

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One thought on “Kharcho – Spicy Georgian Walnut Soup

  1. Roman

    The Spicy Georgian Walnut Soup Kharcho is supposed to be red. Russian people cannot cook georgian dishes. The recipe is rubbish.

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