The soup “nraneh” is among the ancient Armenian recipes. It is based on a broth with lamb meat, flavored with pomegranate juice and green shoots from red beet. The soup also contains rice and peas and is garnished with finely chopped coriander leaves.
This soup is not commonly found in many places. There’s hardly any mention of it on the internet and it’s not even in the cookbook I brought from Armenia. In Yerevan, it is served in the Lavash or Sherep restaurants. I had it at the Lavash restaurant.
A portion here cost 2,000 AMD, which is approximately 4.80 EUR. The lamb meat was cooked to perfection, practically falling apart. The broth, in which one of the non-traditional ingredients for us is pomegranate juice, was perfect. I personally rank nraneh among the best and most interesting dishes I tasted in Armenia.
If you love lamb meat, nraneh is a clear choice.
More information can be obtained by clicking on the map link: