Shkembe Chrorba - Tripe Soup
500 g (or more)
Hot chili pepper
Wash the tripe and boil it for 2-3 hours (add water if
needed). When it is ready – remove the tripe from the pot and cut into small
Put a pan on the stove and melt the butter in it. Slowly add
the paprika and fry it for 1-2 minutes.
Add the milk to the pan while mixing constantly and 2-3 ladles
of the tripe broth.
Pour that back in the pot, add the diced tripe, salt to taste
and boil for another 6-7 minutes. Take the pot of the stove.
In a small bowl mix pressed (or diced) garlic with some vinegar
(preferably vine vinegar)
In another small bowl put some hot chili pepper – diced or
Serve the soup. Everyone can add the garlic/vinegar and
chili pepper to taste.