Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Changua "Milk and Eggs soup"

Changua is a heartwarming soup from the region of Cundinamarca. It is perfect for a cold winter day or as breaksfast and it's made with basic ingredients as milk and eggs.

Ingredients for 4 servings

2 cups Milk
2 cups water
4 eggs
1 tablespoon butter
2 green onion stalks finely chopped
4 tablespoons minced cilantro
1/2 teaspoon Salt
pepper to taste
croutons and Parmesan cheese to garnish

In a medium pot melt the butter and add half of the chopped green onions, fry over medium heat for 1 minute. Add the water, milk, salt and pepper and simmer for 5 minutes until hot. Break the eggs into the hot liquid and boil for 2 minutes, or until yolks are hard.

Remove from the stove. Place 1 tablespoon of the minced cilantro at the bottom of each soup dish, and pour the soup.

Top with croutons and coarsely grated Parmesan cheese.