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Lamb Chikhirtma

Lamb chikhirtma recipe
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Cooking time: 1 h

Recipe yield: 6 servings

Lamb Chikhirtma Recipe

Lamb chikhirtma is a traditional recipe of Georgian cuisine; lamb chikhirtma cooked according to this recipe has a unique taste inherent in Caucasian cuisine.

Lamb Chikhirtma Recipe Ingredients

Lamb
500
g
Onions
2
pcs.
Eggs
2
pcs.
Wheat flour
1
tbsp
Vinegar
2
tbsp
Imeretian saffron
0.5
tsp
Butter
Bay leaf
Ground black pepper
Salt

Lamb Chikhirtma Cooking Recipe

Lamb chikhirtma can be cooked according to this Georgian recipe. Rinse the lamb well under running water and cut into small pieces. Pour water over the chopped lamb and cook, periodically skimming off the foam. When the lamb is cooked, remove it and strain the broth.

Peel the onion, chop finely and fry in oil. After the onion is fried, add flour and, without ceasing to stir, fry for 1-2 minutes.

Place the cooked lamb, fried onions, saffron into the strained broth, add salt and pepper and let it boil.

In a separate bowl, boil light grape vinegar and pour into the broth and let it boil again. When the soup boils, remove it from the heat.

Beat the egg yolks with a small amount of broth, pour into the soup, mix well, heat, but not to a boil, sprinkle the soup with chopped cilantro and serve the lamb chikhirtma.