Chyr is a very ancient traditional ethnic Hutsul dish, very popular in mountain territory of Ukraine. It is the very simple traditional recipe of tasty soup.
Nowadays it is usually made of maize (corn) flour and milk. Actually corn appeared in Europe after Christopher Columbus discovered America in XVI century and was brought to Ukraine in XVII century. That’s why all ancient ethnic traditional dishes in traditional cuisine such as Banosh, Chyr, Malay and others that nowadays are made with corn flour were made with wheat flour and rye flour.
- You can add some sour cream to ready dish or some more milk during preparing
- close the ceramic pot when prepare Chyr with pot cover
- there can be added any other cut green plants such as green dill or parsley
- Chyr is served hot in deep plates