How to cook okroshka in an unusual way: an original idea from a cook

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Okroshka recipe
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Okroshka is a real summer, a refreshing dish based on fresh vegetables, as well as mineral water, kefir, or kvass. You can add spices, lemon zest, and even garlic to enhance the flavor.

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Culinary expert Mykola Liulko shared on Instagram a recipe for a delicious, light okroshka with mineral water that will always work.

Okroshka recipe


  • Cucumbers – 200 g
Fresh cucumbers
  • Smoked chicken – 400 g
Chicken fillet
  • Boiled chicken egg – 6 pcs.
Boiled eggs
  • Boiled potatoes – 300 g
Baked potatoes
  • Dill – 50 g
  • Green onions – 60 g


  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Lemon juice – 0.5 pcs.
Lemon and lemon juice
  • Dijon mustard – 2 tbsp. 
  • Yogurt – 3 tbsp.
Natural yogurt
  • Ayran – 900 g
  • Mineral – 400 g
Greens for the dish
  • Salt – 30 g

Method of preparation:

1. Boil the potatoes, and cut them into cubes along with eggs, dill, meat, and onions.

How to cook delicious okroshka at home

2. Dressing: mix yogurt with arrowroot, and mineral water, add zest and lemon juice, as well as mustard, and mix everything.

Okroshka on water

3. Put the ingredients in a bowl and pour over the delicious dressing, mix and eat.

Ready-made okroshka

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