Taste of Cyprus Local Food Trachanas Soup (Cracked Wheat)

Trachanas Soup (Cracked Wheat)

Ingredients:

(Serves 4)

1 cup Trachana (cracked wheat in soured milk)

8 cups water or stock

Halloumi cheese

Salt (optional, as Trachanas is usually already salted)

Freshly ground black pepper

Preparation:

Soak the Trachana for a few hours with some of the water.

When soft, place in a pot, adding the rest of the water or stock.

Bring to the boil, stirring all the time until cooked.

Cut the Halloumi into small pieces and add to the soup.

Add pepper and salt if needed.

 

Courtesy of the CTO

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