Haris Soup

  • Course: Main Course, Soup
  • Skill Level: Moderate
Special Al Wadi Al Akhdar soup recipe with wheat germ and chicken.


  • 1/2 Kg chicken breast, cut into small pieces
  • 1 Tbsp Al Wadi Al Akhdar butter
  • 3 Pieces of cardamom
  • 1 Dried lime
  • ½ Cup wheat germ, Haris
  • 2 Tbsp wheat germs, cooked to garnish
  • ¼ Cup of Al Wadi Al Akhdar chickpeas in a can, rinsed and some extra to garnish
  • 1 Cup of Al Wadi Al Akhdar frozen baby carrots
  • ½ Cup fresh coriander, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Step 1

Melt butter in saucepan and sauté chicken pieces until golden. Cover with water, add cardamom, lime, salt and pepper and cook until well done.

Step 2

Put chicken aside and reserve the stock to cook the wheat germ (haris).

Step 3

In a separate pan cook the haris in the chicken stock for about 20 minutes on a low heat, and add water if needed.

Step 4

Add carrots, chickpeas, coriander and boil for another 5 minutes or until all is cooked well.

Step 5

Add chicken and cook for another 20 minutes. Using an electric hand blender, blend all ingredients smoothly to a puree texture. Add water if too thick.

Step 6

Scoop in plates and garnish with wheat germs and whole chickpeas.

Step 7

Serve hot.

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