Harcho soup in a new way for a hearty lunch in 15 minutes: recipe from Hector Jimenez-Bravo

Iryna MelnichenkoFood
Soup recipe
Soup recipe. Source: Pexels

Kharcho soup is a national Georgian soup with meat and rice, walnuts, cilantro, and tkemali sauce. The soup is very thick in texture and spicy in flavor, with herbs and tomato paste.

Harcho soup

Chef Hector Jimenez-Bravo shared a recipe for a delicious harcho soup with chicken, garlic, tkemali, and walnuts on Instagram.

Soup recipe


  • Chicken thigh - 200 g
  • Rice - 2 tbsp. l
  • Cumin - 3 g
  • Paprika - 3 g
  • Salt, pepper - to taste
  • Garlic - 3 pcs.
  • Olive oil - 5 ml
  • Onion - 20 g
  • Garlic - 5 pcs.
  • Tomatoes - 150 g
  • Chili - 10 g
  • Water - 100 ml
  • Tomato paste - 20 g
  • Tkemali - 100 g
  • Walnuts - 20 g

Method of preparation:

1. Cut the meat, salt, add spices, mix and fry in a saucepan, add chopped garlic, onion, chopped tomatoes and chopped chili, mix and simmer.

Meat with spices

2. Pour in the water, add the rice, stir, season with salt and pepper and add the tomato paste, tkemali sauce, and stir.

How long to cook the soup

3. Add the chopped nuts, stir and serve.

Preparing the soup

You can add cilantro when serving!

Prepared dish

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