Kulesh with fat
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This “soup” is both the first and second course – it can be a full meal.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Cuisine: Military
Keyword: Field kitchen
Servings: 4


  • 1 glass millet
  • 5 pcs potatoes (medium)
  • 200 g lard
  • 3 pcs onion (medium)
  • 2 liters water
  • to taste salt to taste


  • Rinse the millet thoroughly. Put it in boiling water and cook until half cooked. Then add the potatoes, chopped into large cubes.
  • Make pork cracklings of the lard, put onion into slices with medium squares 5 minutes prior to readiness, fry, stirring constantly.
  • When the millet and potatoes are fully cooked, season the kulesh, salt to taste.
  • Then cover with a lid for 3-4 minutes or wrap in something warm and let it brew.
  • Recipe option: instead of lard (or with it), you can add a can of stew to the Kulesh.