Anoush Abour (Armenian Sweet Soup)


Wash the wheat grains and cover in a pot with 2 quarts of water. Cook until the grains split. Remove from the fire and let it stand for one hour.

Add sugar, raisins, nuts, and cinnamon to the grain. Soften and dissolve a the cornstarch in a little lukewarm water and stir into the grain mixture.

Add more water as needed and cook for another five minutes.

Serve cold.


Based on a recipe from Foreign Festival Customs by Marian Schibsby & Henry Cohrsen. American Council for Nationalities Service, 1974.


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