Years ago, I posted several recipes for a soup called Noonoog (spelling varies). This soup is made with chickpeas,
mint, lemon, pasta – elbows or shell-shaped work well, and sometimes meat.
My version of Noonoog made with chicken broth, chick peas, mint, and elbow macaroni, etc.
NOTE: To make these Noonoog recipes Lenten friendly, do not use meat, and use water or vegetable broth instead of beef or chicken broth.
|Sonia Tashjian’s Nunik Abour recipes|
Sonia Tashjian recently sent me her ancestral recipe for
Nunik Abour, or Shell Soup, along with a bit of its history.
called this due to the homemade pasta. There are two versions of the soup: one
is with tomato paste & the second one is with paste + matsun (plain yogurt), which gives the
soup a very delicious, unique taste.
|Sonia said, “In Musaler, in the days of our ancestors, pasta was prepared like this.”|
Sonia’s Nunik Abour
gloves while cooking.
matsun), already cooked chickpea, butter or cooked meat (if desired); continue