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January 11, 2010

Easy Vegetarian Meal: Okroshka

Easy vegetarian Meal OkroshkaOkroshka is a traditional meal of Russian cookery. It is also called a chilled soup. Russians mostly prefer to eat it in summer when the weather is hot outside, vegetables are cheaper, and soup is cold.

There is a number of variation for this meal. Non-vegetarians cook it using chicken or other meat bouillon. Today we offer you easy vegetarian variant of okroshka.


  • 2 litres mineral water
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • salt and mustard to taste

  • 6 big potatoes (cooked in advance)
  • 3-4 fresh cucumbers
  • 2 cups of scallion (chopped)
  • 1 cup of parsley (chopped)
  • 1 cup of dill (chopped)
  • 1 can of green peas

To make a pickle please use first four ingredients.

After that slice the vegetables, mix them with greenery and peas in a big bowl, and pour it all with the pickle. Keep in the fridge for an hour and serve.

We told you it was easy!

Vegetarian Recipes

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