Anoushabour -The Official Armenian Christmas Pudding!

In order to help you prepare for Armenian Christmas on January 6th, I want to remind you all to make Anoushabour (literal translation – ‘sweet soup’).  I recently received an interesting comment on that same post which follows:

Anoushabour (Google Image)

Anahid, an Armenian living in Romania noted that there
are many variations on the preparation of anoushabour, and offered her
grandmother’s method. 

Anahid stated: “First my grandmother used to boil the
wheat into a thick soup (with sugar, dried fruits like raisins or apricots,
vanilla and cinnamon), then put it in bowls. On top she used to add a thick
layer of roasted flour, another thick layer of sugar and another one of chopped
walnuts, everything sprinkled with cinnamon to taste. She used to make this for
New Year’s Eve and Christmas.”
We thank Anahid, and wish everyone …

Shnorhavor Nor Dari yev Soorp Dznount – Happy New Year
and Merry Christmas!!!

(P.S.: Don’t forget to serve Nevik on Armenian Christmas Eve!)

View Comments

  • Su boreg - does anyone have an easy recipe for su boreg? If so - would love to see it here! Thanks.

Recent Posts

Easter Menu Planning? Look no further!

  I don’t know about you, but in our family, we’re all about tradition when…

4 months ago

St. Sarkis Day and 3 celebratory recipes

It’s that time of year again! St. Sarkis Day, the moveable feast day on the…

6 months ago

A Traditional Recipe for Armenian Christmas Eve – Nevik

Way back in 2010 Ara Kassabian shared his family’s recipe for Nevik with The Armenian…

7 months ago

Thanksgiving Recipes Revisited

With Thanksgiving Day just hours away, I thought I’d share a few of our favorite,…

8 months ago

George Mardikian’s Chicken Tchakhokhbelli recipe, dish favored by Georgian princes.

My family and I had the distinct honor of meeting George Mardikian at his restaurant,…

1 year ago

Antonio Tahhan and his recipe for Kbeibat, Middle Eastern dumplings

My first encounter with Antonio (Tony) Tahhan, the Syrian-American food writer, researcher, and storyteller, spans…

1 year ago

This website uses cookies. find out more.