Cholodnik - Cold Soup
This is cold soup for hot weather.
1 large beet root
3 medium boiled potatoes
5 hardboiled eggs
0.75 lb boiled non-fat meat
4 medium cucumbers or 2 English cucumbers
1 bunch of radish
1 bunch of green onions, Italian parsley, and dill
Boil a peeled beetroot until it’s ready in 1 gallon water, and keep this water after boiling.
Grate the beet and radish on a medium grater.
Peel boiled potatoes and eggs, and cut into medium cubes.
Cut green onions, dills, parsley, and mix them together.
Cut a meat into medium cubes.
Mix potatoes, eggs, beets, radish, eggs, and meat together in a deep dish, cover, and set aside.
After boiling the beets, add lemon juice and salt to cold water (decoction), to get a nice lightly sour taste.
To serve 1 portion, put 0.5 cup mix of vegetables, eggs, and meats in a serving dish, pour 1 cup of that water, sprinkle with 1-2 tsp greens mix, and put 1-2 tbsp sour cream, then mix all together in a serving dish.