Soup Bozbash Recipe - Armenian cuisine

Soup Bozbash Recipe – Armenian cuisine

Soup Bozbash Recipe

Classic dish from my favorite Armenian cuisine: soup Bozbash. Delicious comfort food, made in so many ways and variations, but always tasting equally delicious and flavorful.

I’ll share my take on this Armenian traditional soup Bozbash, hope you try and like it.

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Happy cooking!



Soup Bozbash Recipe - Armenian cuisine

1 large chicken breast ( I used 2 halves) or 1 ½ lbs beef/lamb tenderloin, sliced to bite size prices

6-7 cups cold water for cooking the meat

1 large onion, finely chopped

2-3 tbs clarified butter, regular butter or oil

1 bell pepper, sliced into small cubes

6-7 flat green beans , cut into 1” strips

1-2 quince sliced to 1” wide wedges or 3 potatoes , peeled cubed

1-2 garlic cloves, minced

1 can garbanzo beans, rinsed, drained

1-2 tbs red pepper paste

4-5 tbs tomato sauce or 1 ½ tbs paste

½ tsp cumin,½ tsp coriander, 1 tsp ground black pepper

Salt to taste

Sour dry plums , handful ( I used my sour fruitlavash)

Dry mint

Soup Bozbash Recipe - Armenian cuisine



Soup Bozbash Recipe - Armenian cuisine

Start by cooking the meat , cook until fully cooked

Sauté the onions and peppers with clarified butter until soft

Add green beans and cook 2-3 minutes, by stirring occasionally

Remove the cooked meat from its broth and add to cooking veggies, continue cooking a few minutes

Add the quince, garlic, tomato sauce, red pepper paste , mix everything . Add strained broth

Add garbanzo beans, spices and salt

Cook on medium to low heat, until quince or potatoes are tender

Add sour plums and let the soup set 10-15 minutes

Sprinkle the soup with dry mint and serve

Bon Apetite!

Բարի Ախորժակ!

Soup Bozbash Recipe - Armenian cuisine


  1. I would like my kids go to your cooking classes but we are in Europe. I would move to California just to learn your magical cuisine, just afraid that I won’t find a job over there and it’s very expensive.

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