Cooking time: 2 h 30 min
Recipe yield: 12 servings, 3 l
Kharcho Soup Recipe
Soup kharcho is one of the most famous dishes of Georgian cuisine, kharcho soup cooked according to this recipe will be an excellent dish that reflects the traditions of Georgian cuisine. Soup kharcho is made from beef, the word kharcho in Georgian means beef soup. One of the features of the preparation of this Georgian recipe is the use of tklapi in it - a Georgian product that is cooked from the dried pulp of cherry plums or plums. Tklapi in this kharcho recipe can be replaced with sour plums, in any case, the kharcho soup will turn out to be very tasty.
To cook kharcho soup according to this recipe, it is best to take beef brisket. Cut the meat into small pieces, place in a 3-liter saucepan, cover with cold water and put to boil. When cooking the broth, it is necessary to remove the resulting foam with a slotted spoon. You need to cook the broth for kharcho soup for 1.5-2 hours, after the meat, remove the broth and strain it.
Transfer the beef to the strained broth, add finely chopped onion, rice, chiseled garlic, tklapi or sour plums, salt, pepper and cook for 30 minutes. 5-10 minutes before the end of cooking, add lightly fried tomatoes to the soup. When serving, add finely chopped cilantro to a bowl with kharcho soup.