Shop the Milk Street Store and get free shipping on all contiguous U.S. orders of $100 or more!

The Complete Milk Street TV Show Cookbook

Blue Tv Cookbook Sillo

Save 40% off the cover price! 

Tempered egg yolks make for a velvety soup without milk or cream

Georgian Chicken Soup (Chikhirtma)

1 hr 45 min 45 min active

Simmering whole spices and fresh herbs in the broth imparted more flavor than our usual method of seasoning and thickening soups — sauteing ground spices in a roux. We liked the hint of heat from red pepper flakes, but they can be left out for a milder version. We preferred the simplicity of this soup with just carrots and onions, but some versions of chikhirtma include cubed potatoes, asparagus, corn or peas; add any of these cooked veggies to the simmering soup.

Pardon the interruption

You need to be a Milk Street Digital Member to see the full recipe

Start your free 14-day trial

and get access to all of our articles and recipes

Start free trial