Soups

Beef Kalya

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 04/09/2017 - 09:31.

Ingredients:

1.5 lb (700 g) boiled beef
½ G water
3.5 oz smoked meats
1 carrot
1 onion
3-4 gherkins
5.2 fl oz (150 mL) cucumber marinate
½ celery root, grated
5-6 potato
5.2 oz butter
2 bay leaf
2 tbsp vegetable oil
Greens on your taste
Salt and ground pepper on your taste

Method:

Boil a beef in a large sauce-pan, to get a clear broth.

Cut the beef into medium cubes, and stir-fry with a butter.

Wash vegetables, peel, and chop them separately.
Stir-fry a carrot, a celery root, and onions with a vegetable oil.

Cut smoked meats into thin strips.

Bring the broth to boil, put the potatoes, and boil for about 10 minutes.

Then, put all other ingredients into the sauce-pan, and boil for about 20 minutes on a low heating.

Serve with a sour cream and fresh chopped greens on your taste.

Sauerkraut's Schi

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 11/06/2016 - 14:33.

Ingredients for 8:

17.5 oz (500 g) sauerkraut
17.5 oz (500 g) beef with bone
4 medium potato
2 medium carrot
2 small onion
2 tbsp tomato paste
1.7 oz (50 g) celery root, shredded
2 tbsp butter
5 dill stalk
5 parsley stalk
3 garlic clove
1-2 bay leaf
1 tbsp vegetable oil
2 tbsp flour
1 pinch dill seed
1 pinch cumin seed
4-5 peppercorn

Method:

Bring to boil ½ G (2 L) water in a sauce-pan, put a meat, and bring to boil.

Remove a foam.

Peel onions and carrots, and shred them separately.

Put ½ the shredded vegetables (onions, carrots, and a celery root) into the sauce-pan, turn a heating to low, and boil for 1.5 hour.

Meanwhile, cur a sauerkraut into short strips.

Melt the 1 tbsp butter in a thick-bottom sauce-pan, put the sauerkraut, 1 tbsp a flour, 1 tbsp a tomato paste, and cumin seeds, stir well, and simmer for about 30 minutes under a lid.

Pre-heat a vegetable oil in a skillet, put dill seeds, the carrot and onion leftovers into the skillet, and stir-fry for about 5 minutes.

Then, add the tomato paste leftover, stir, and cook for about 7 minutes together.

Peel potatoes, wash, and cut into small cubes.

Chop greens.

Press a garlic.

Cut the meat into small pieces, and strain a meat broth into a clean sauce-pan.

Put meat pieces and the potato cubes into the broth, bring to boil, and boil for about 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, stir-fry 1 tbsp the flour with 1 tbsp the butter, until a nice aroma increases.

Put all ingredients but bones into the broth, bring to boil, and boil for about 5-10 minutes (add a salt if you like).

Let to sit under a lid for about 30 minutes.

Serve with 1 tbsp sour cream.

Mushroom Soup “Belarus”

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 10/29/2016 - 14:35.

Ingredients:

2 lb (about 1 Kg) fresh mushroom
1/3 G (1.5 L) water
2 – 4 bay leaf
10 black peppercorn
1 tsp vegetable oil
1 can white bean
1 large onion, chopped
1 large carrot, thinly ground
1 parsley root (or 5-6 oz celery root), thinly ground
3-5 tbsp lard, or 3.5 oz bacon
2 tbsp wheat flour
3-5 tbsp chopped dill
Sour cream, salt, and ground pepper on your taste

Method:

Clean mushrooms, wash, and cut their cups into quarters, and slice their legs across.

Put the mushrooms into a large sauce-pan, pour 1/3 G water into the pan, add a vegetable oil, bay leafs and peppercorns, and turn a heating on.

When a boiling starts, turn the heating to low, and boil for about 1 hour under a lid.

Note:

You need to add the vegetable oil to keep mushroom's aroma.

If you take fresh beans, not canned, then boil them in another sauce-pan for 1 hour too.

Meanwhile, melt a lard in a large skillet, put onions, mushrooms, and other roots into the skillet, and stir-fry with medium heating until a softness.

Then, add a flour into skillet, stir well, and stir-fry until color of flour turns dark-brown, and a fresh bread aroma increases.

Wash the beans under a cold water, and put them into sauce-pan with mushrooms.

Put everything from the skillet into sauce-pan with mushrooms.

Bring to boil, and turn the heating off.

Put a chopped dill into sauce-pan, cover with a lid, and let to sit for about 10 minutes.

Serve a soup with 1 tbsp a fresh sour cream per portion, and with a sliced fresh bread.

Eel Soup

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Mon, 10/24/2016 - 15:28.

Ingredients:

7 cup meat broth
1 lb eel
5.2 oz (150 g) smoked meat
2 tbsp dried pitted plum
1/2 cup canned green pea
1 tsp sugar
Fresh greens (dill and parsley), salt, and ground black pepper on your taste

Method:

Wash an eel, and cut into portion pieces.

Slice a smoked meat into a julienne cut.

Bring a meat broth to boil in a medium sauce pan.

Put the smoked meat into the broth, then put dried plums and peas, and boil for about 10 minutes.

Then, put the eel pieces into the sauce-pan, add the salt, sugar, and pepper, and boil until eel is ready.

Decorate a soup portion with chopped greens, and serve.

Northern Mushroom Soup

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 08/14/2016 - 00:03.

Ingredients:

11.5 oz (300 g) forest mushroom
2 large potato
1 carrot
2 bay leaf
1 medium onion
3 garlic clove
Butter and spices on your taste

Method:

Wash mushrooms thoroughly, and boil for about 20 minutes.,

Then, chop the mushrooms, sift a mushroom broth, and return mushrooms into the broth.

Peel potatoes, onions, garlics, and carrots.

Cut the potatoes and carrots into medium-size cubes.

Chop the onions and garlics.

Boil potatoes and carrots in ½ G (2 L) salted water for about 20 minutes.

Pour mushroom broth into a sauce-pan with potatoes and carrots, add bay leaves, and 1-2 tbsp a butter.

Bring to boil, and after 5 minutes of boiling add chopped onions and garlics.

Bring to boil, add spices, and turn a heating off.

Let to sit for 5-10 minutes, and serve.

Northern Mushroom Soup

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 08/14/2016 - 00:03.

Ingredients:

11.5 oz (300 g) forest mushroom
2 large potato
1 carrot
2 bay leaf
1 medium onion
3 garlic clove
Butter and spices on your taste

Method:

Wash mushrooms thoroughly, and boil for about 20 minutes.,

Then, chop the mushrooms, sift a mushroom broth, and return mushrooms into the broth.

Peel potatoes, onions, garlics, and carrots.

Cut the potatoes and carrots into medium-size cubes.

Chop the onions and garlics.

Boil potatoes and carrots in ½ G (2 L) salted water for about 20 minutes.

Pour mushroom broth into a sauce-pan with potatoes and carrots, add bay leaves, and 1-2 tbsp a butter.

Bring to boil, and after 5 minutes of boiling add chopped onions and garlics.

Bring to boil, add spices, and turn a heating off.

Let to sit for 5-10 minutes, and serve.

Sorrel and Spinash' Shchi

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Mon, 07/25/2016 - 18:23.

Ingredients:

1.5 lb (600-700 g) young sorrel and young spinach
3 carrot
2 onion
2 lb fresh mushroom, or 1/2 lb dried mushroom
1 cup barley, thinly ground
1 tbsp flour
1 tbsp butter
5 dill stalk
0.5 - 2 cup sour cream, on your taste

Method:

Bring to boil 2-3 L (0.5 - 0.7 G) water to boil.

Grate carrots, and put into the boiling water.

Add mushrooms, a barley flour, and chopped dills.

Cook until mushrooms are ready.

Strain the bullion.

Chop mushrooms and an onion, and stir-fry with a butter and a flour.

Return mushrooms with onions to the strained bullion, and boil for 10 more minutes on a low heating.

Meanwhile, wash a sorrel and a spinach, dry out, and chop very thinly.

Boil the sorrel and spinach until a readiness separately, then add to the mushroom bullion.

Bring to boil all together, and turn the heating off.

Serve with a sour cream and the chopped dill.

Low-calories Okroshka Soup

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 07/10/2016 - 07:30.

Ingredients:

2 fresh cucumber (or 1 English cucumber)
5-7 stalks young dill
6-10 stalks spring onion
4 egg
7 oz (200 g) celery root
1 L (¼ G) kvas+kefir, mixed on your taste

Method:

Shred a cucumber.

Chop dills, onions, and eggs.

Boil a peeled celery root for about 5-7 minutes, then let to drip-off, and cut into small cubes.

Place portions of hard ingredients into portion plates, pour a kvas-kefir mixture on top, and serve.

Note:

You may use only the kvas, or the kefir, or the mixture of them.

Botvinya-2

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 06/19/2016 - 09:06.

Ingredients for broth:

¼ G (1 L) water
17.5 oz (500 g) salmon fillet
1 medium carrot'
1 medium onion
3 black peppercorns
1 bay leaf
Salt on taste

Additional Ingredients:

¼ G (1 L) kvas
17.5 oz sorrel
17.5 oz (500 g) beet green
4 fresh, medium cucumber
1 tbsp ground horseradish
3 tbsp chopped dill
2 radish
3.5 oz (100 g) spring onion
1 tsp sugar
Salt and ground pepper on taste
8 medium ice cubes

Method:

First, make a broth.

Shred carrots and onions, and stir-fry on a dry skillet for about 2 minutes.

Put the fried carrots and onions into a sauce-pan, pour a water, and bring to boil.

Wash a salmon, cut into medium cubes, and put into the boiling water.

Add a bay leaf, a salt, and a pepper, and boil for about 7 minutes.

Take out the salmon pieces, put into a bowl, cover, and set aside.

Strain the broth into another sauce-pan, and set aside.

Wash a sorrel and beet stalks, chop, and put into the sauce-pan with the broth.

Bring to boil, and boil for 2 minutes.

Take the sorrel and beet stalks, make a puree, and return into the sauce-pan with broth.

Set aside.

Shred the cucumbers, dills, radish, and spring onions.

Stir greens and vegetables together, add a horseradish, salt, and sugar, and stir well one more time.

To serve, put into a serving plate a portion of strained sorrel-beet stalks mixture, add the portion of a cucumber-radish mixture, and add a portion of salmon.

Pour a kvas, put an ice cube, and serve.

Continue by portions.

24-hours Schi

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Mon, 01/18/2016 - 03:41.

Ingredients:

7 oz (200 g) carrot
11.5 oz (300 g) sauerkraut
2-3 tbsp tomato paste
11.5 oz (300 g) onion
14 oz (400 g) potato
3.5 oz (100 g) vegetable oil
1/2 tsp 5-peppers mix
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 - 3/4 G (2-3 L) broth
1/2 lb beef
1/2 lb pork
1/2 lb chicken
3-5 bay leaf

Method:

Bring a broth to boil, put a beef, a pork, and a chicken into it, and boil for about 2 hours.

Remove a foam when necessary.

Cut a sauerkraut into shorter strips, simmer with a tomato paste and 2 tbsp vegetable oil for about 2 hours, and put into the broth.

Boil for about 1 hour with a low heating.

Chop meats, return the meats into broth, and freeze broth with meats and sauerkraut for 12 hours.

Shred a carrot and an onion into short strips, and stir-fry with 3-4 tbsp a vegetable oil.

Peel potatoes, wash, and cut into medium pieces.

Bring broth to boil, and boil the potatoes until a readiness, then press potatoes into a puree, and return back into the broth.

Add fried carrots and potatoes into the broth.

Boil all together for 2 hours, then add bay leaves, a salt, and a 5-pepper mix on your taste, and boil for about 5 minutes more.

Serve with a sour cream and a rye bread.