The recipe of the chorba

Among all the traditional Algerian recipes, we find the chorba. This soup recipe it is made with meat, usually lamb or beef, but also with wheat or vermicelli. Add vegetables, spices and herbs to flavor everything and bring a touch of the throat. To play it at home, discover the easy recipe for lamb chorba Lidl brands.

Lamb chorba recipe

For 4 people
50 minutes of preparation

250 g of lamb fillets
200 g of chickpeas
100 g Spaghetti al Combino (vermicelli)
2 yellow onions
2 carrots
2 celery
3 cloves of garlic
1 green chilli
1 jar of tomato puree
1 C. c. Kania ground turmeric
1 C. c. paprika Kania
2 tbsp. c. Cumin of Kania
1 C. c. ground ginger
1 garnished bouquet
Olive oil
fine salt
Black pepper from Kania

Coarsely chop the lamb. Peel and wash the vegetables, then cut them into brunoise.

Clean and finely chop the garlic and onion.

Chop the pepper, taking care to remove the seeds.

In a saucepan pour a drizzle of olive oil and heat over medium heat. Add garlic and onions.

Add the rest of the vegetables and the lamb. Cook for a few minutes until the meat is caramelized and the vegetables are browned.

Pour in the tomato paste and 1.5 liters of water and bring everything to a boil.

Chop a few sprigs of cilantro and parsley. Add the aromatic herbs to the mixture, taking care to keep some aside for the final dressing.

Cover and simmer for 10 minutes to complete the dish.

When the vegetables are just crunchy, add the Chickpeas drained, vermicelli and spices. Let it simmer another 5 minutes.

Sprinkle with fresh herbs and serve hot.

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The best chorba recipes

The Algerian chorba it is not the only one to exist. There are as many recipes as there are ingredients and there are Chorba Frik recipes, mermez, beïda, loubia, bouzellouf, etc. It all depends on its preparation and its origin, whether it is of Turkish, Libyan, Tunisian origin … As for vegetables, you are free to use chickpeas, tomatoes, potatoes, turnips, carrots, dates, raisins. For meat, beef, chicken, veal, fish or seafood they can be substituted with lamb. You can also start making a vegetarian chorba.

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