Soup Kharcho. Beef, Rice and Herbs Soup. Georgian Cuisine.

Not a big fan of the chilli, but looks good.

Passion cook

I spent a lot of time in Georgia, it’s a beautiful country on the Black sea with a very specific and interesting cuisine. I learned how to make, most of their dishes, but that of course varies from household to household.

This soup is particularly satisfying , especially on cold days, like in Perth at the moment, as we are still waiting for summer. 🙂

There is a lot of variations of this dish in Georgia, some add Tkemali ( plum sauce) some don’t, some add Khmeli Suneli (spices) some don’t. Instead of tkemali, that would be virtually impossible to get here, i add Pomegranate molasses, that i think gives the same bitterness and  similar flavour to the soup.

Ingredients:

Beef (preferably on a bone)- 600g, cut in 2 by 2 cm cubes.

Carrot- 1 large, grated.

Onion- 3 finely chopped.

Rice- 1/2 cup, washed and drained.

Tomato paste- 2…

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