Chikhirtma (chicken soup)
Chikhirtma is a delicious chicken soup from eastern Georgia. Chikhirtma is also one of hangover cures Georgian men swear by. The soup appears creamy because of use of eggs but it contains no dairy.
Chicken breasts - 300 g
1 table spoons flour
3-4 cloves of garlic
Fresh coriander and dill
1. Place chicken breasts in a pot and pour water over them. Bring the liquid to simmer until the chicken is cooked.
2. Sauté in deep pan chopped onion in fat skimmed from broth. Sprinkle flour, salt and over the onions, stirring well. Slowly pour in the chicken broth.
3. Separate egg white and yolks. Add some water to the yolks and mix well.
Add to the mixed eggs wheat flour and spices. Sprinkle vinegar. Mix well to dissolve the ingredients. Sieve the mixed eggs and add to the broth.
4. Leave the broth on heat for about 5 minutes, to let the eggs and flour cook. Sprinkle Chikhirtma with dill and coriander and serve hot.