This traditional Paraguayan soup recipe that I share with you in Guruwalik has been passed down from generation to generation. Despite being a typical Paraguayan food, the way each one prepares it gives it that special touch of originality.
My mother prepares this Paraguayan soup at every party and it is delicious as it is eaten with a delicious barbecue or simply as a snack with a tasty cold beer. Try this easy and inexpensive Paraguayan soup recipe and you will see that you will love it!
Ingredients to make traditional Paraguayan soup:
- 1 kilogram of very fresh corn flour
- 1 kilogram of Paraguay Cheese (or fresh field cheese, or medium secona ricotta)
- 1 dozen fresh eggs
- 1 liter of milk
- ¼ kilogram of Fat / lard
- 1 kilogram of Onion (or half a kg according to taste)
How to make traditional Paraguayan soup:
Step NO 1
The first thing to do to make this traditional Paraguayan soup is to fry the finely chopped onion in the fat or lard in a pan and, once it is well fried, let it cool a little.
Step NO 2
Then mix the cornmeal with the milk and fluff well.
Step NO 3
To this mixture add the eggs very well beaten, until they foam, also the onion with its fat and the Paraguay cheese shelled with the hands or cut into small squares, and salt and pepper to taste.
Step NO 4
Then butter and flour a slightly deep baking dish or cover it with banana / plantain leaves. Fill with the Paraguayan soup mixture, spreading it evenly and giving a height of between 5 to 8 cm, and take to the hot oven (if it is a wood / clay / tatagua oven much better) to cook as a homemade cake until it is dry .
Step NO 5
Once the traditional Paraguayan soup is ready, it is cut into large or small squares or rectangles and served, either alone as a starter, to accompany a chilled beer, or as a garnish for a meal. Generally, the Paraguayan soup Tembi’u Paraguay is taken as an aperitif before the main meals.
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