How to cook soup kharcho

If the soup - an integral part of your diet, treat yourself to a new dish.Cook the soup kharcho as it is done in his homeland, Georgia.Our step by step guide will help you with this.

Kharcho - a thick, nourishing and fragrant soup with meat.He is considered a traditional dish of Georgian cuisine.To learn how to cook this dish in Georgia knows even a child.To prepare the classic soup kharcho need beef, tklapi - a special filling of dried plum puree, and prunes.More will be needed: rice, onions, garlic, spices and hops-suneli.

basis kharcho always serves tkemali or plum - sour varieties of plums.In Georgia, flesh berries are dried in the form of round cakes - lavash, which is popularly known as tklapi.

great importance is the choice of meat and rice.It is believed that the best dish of the pair manages fatty beef on the bone.Rice should be a solid long grain or round.Parboiled and broken rice should not be used.

How to cook a classic soup kharcho: Walkthrough

You will need:

  • 300 g of fatty beef brisket;
  • 100 g of whole round rice;
  • 2 heads of medium size onion;
  • 3 teeth of garlic;
  • 1 hot pepper;
  • 3 pcs.prunes;
  • 1 tbsphops-suneli;
  • 7 Art.Water
  • tklapi 30 g;
  • 30 g of vegetable oil 2 tbsp
  • tomato puree;
  • salt to taste;
  • fresh herbs to taste (cilantro, dill, parsley).


  1. separate the meat from the bones and clean it from the film, cut into small pieces across the grain.Put it in a pan and add water.Bringing over high heat water in a saucepan to a boil, cook the meat about 50 minutes on low heat.
  2. Cooking rice.To do this, carefully sort out and wash it.Then the rice soaked for 15 minutes, until it turns white.
  3. Finely chop the onion, prunes, garlic and cilantro.Mix them with the tomato paste, vegetable oil and hops-suneli.The sauce introduce tklapi and finely chopped hot pepper.
  4. Put the mixture on a strong fire and passeruem for 2 minutes.
  5. By meat is almost ready add the rice.Cook over medium heat for 10 minutes.
  6. Add the prunes and cooked sauce.At this stage, do not forget to add salt.
  7. Cook the soup for 10 more minutes on high heat.
  8. Before turning off the ship in kharcho finely chopped parsley and dill.
  9. Ready soup must be insisted for a further 15 minutes.

Council.If you can not find tklapi, then the dressing can be replaced tkemali sauce, which is sold in any supermarket.In the event that you do not have at hand and tkemali alternatively use the pomegranate juice.

Of all culinary instruction occupies a special place kharcho tomato.Its main advantage is considered to be accessible.This soup is not used the famous sauce tklapi.He replaced the popular tomato and spices.for this recipe soup and loved by many.

kharcho Recipe Chicken

slightly different taste has kharcho chicken, but it is also popular among fans of these soups.The process of cooking is slightly different from the classic version.

To prepare kharcho Chicken will need the following ingredients:

  • 500 g chicken or turkey meat;
  • 200 g peeled walnuts;
  • 2 onions;
  • 40 g of wheat flour;
  • 0,5 cup plum puree or 3 ripe tomatoes;
  • 3 teeth of garlic;
  • 2 tspcrushed coriander seeds;
  • 1 tspseasoning hops suneli;
  • salt;
  • greens;
  • spices to taste - cinnamon, pepper, peppers, black pepper, cloves, allspice, saffron Imereti, bay leaf.

During cooking chicken variation dishes there are several points that you should know.

  1. for soup using only fatty pieces of chicken.
  2. as green coriander is not recommended.It is better to replace parsley, dill and celery.
  3. At the end of cooking the sauce is added to the flour.
  4. The rest should follow the recipe classical cooking grub.

how to cook pork kharcho

To prepare the soup kharcho pork will need the following ingredients:

  • 300g pork
  • 1 head onion
  • 100 g tkemali
  • ½ st.rice
  • 1 pc.carrots
  • 2 tspseasoning hops suneli
  • 50 g walnuts (shelled)
  • 50 g of sunflower oil
  • herbs to taste
  • salt.

Procedure soup old, except for the fact that in this embodiment, a filling of vegetables.Prepare it by successive frying onions and carrots in sunflower oil.Add to the soup along with the prepared sauce tkemalevym.

Similarly, preparing soup kharcho lamb.All of the recipes are quite traditional for meat chowder.Distracting from this series kharcho vegetarian soup.

Cooking vegetarian soup kharcho

The main difference of this dish is the absence of meat.To make it, you will need:

  • 100 grams of rice
  • 4 tbsp.Water
  • 3 large tomatoes
  • 50 g walnuts
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 30 g butter
  • hot pepper
  • greens
  • salt
  • spices.

Step by Step:

  1. preparation First put on the stove kettle to prepare hot water.
  2. is cleaned and finely chopped onion.
  3. In a saucepan (preferably that it was a thick bottom), bring to a state melted butter.It will replace us animal fat.
  4. Simmer onions in oil.
  5. finely chopped cilantro, hot peppers and garlic.
  6. Fractions nuts.It is recommended to use a blender or do it with my own hands, chopped nuts with a knife.
  7. Next, we need to mix with nuts, coriander, pepper and garlic.
  8. vsypte resulting mixture into the pan with the onions and cover with water from the kettle.
  9. then prepare rice: wash and pour into the pan.
  10. salt and cover with a lid.We leave on medium heat for 10 minutes.
  11. Cooking tomato mass.To do this, the tomatoes should be cut into cubes and put into the pan to extinguish.Stewed tomatoes passed through a sieve and return the pan to evaporate the excess water.After the mass becomes thick (like ketchup), its shift into the pan.
  12. Cook 5 minutes.
  13. Finely chop the parsley and dill, and send them to the soup.
  14. Remove the pan from the heat.
  15. Give the brew for 10 minutes.
  16. Pour on plates and serve.

Besides traditional ways of cooking, cook kharcho and multivarka.

How to cook soup kharcho in multivarka

For this recipe you will need:

  • 500 grams of meat (lamb, pork or chicken)
  • 2 onions
  • 2PC.carrots medium size
  • 2 pcs.peppers
  • 2 large tomatoes
  • part multi-cup rice
  • 3 large potatoes
  • 5 Art.Water
  • 50 g of vegetable oil
  • salt
  • spices (any meat)
  • garlic.

preparation Procedure:

  1. Cut the meat into small pieces.
  2. vegetables (onions, peppers, tomatoes), cut into cubes.Carrot rub on a medium grater.
  3. potatoes cut into medium-sized cubes.
  4. Figure iterate and soaked for 10-15 minutes.
  5. Prepared meat stew in multivarka for 20 minutes in the "Baking" mode with the addition of vegetable oil.
  6. Add the meat all the vegetables, except potatoes, at an interval of 5 minutes.
  7. Fry even minutes 20.
  8. mode "pastries" disable.
  9. The meat put the potatoes, rice.Add the spices.
  10. Fill all the water and set the "quenching" mode for half an hour.
  11. For 15 minutes until cooked salt to taste.
  12. When the set time put in the soup greens, and bay leaf.
  13. reserve on heating even minutes 10.
  14. When a table put in the dish garlic.

If it's easier to imagine cooking food when someone cooks it, watch the video instructions for the preparation of grub.