Harissa (Armenian: Հարիսա) is an iconic Armenian dish similar
to kashkeg found in Turkish cuisine. It is
a kind of homogeneous porridge made of previously stewed and boned chicken and
coarsely ground soaked wheat.
The dish has been passed on since ancient times. Harissa is
traditionally served on Easter day. It is still prepared by many Armenians
around the world and is also considered the national dish of Armenia.
Harissa is also very common in Lebanese villages, across its different ethnic
communities, where it is usually cooked on religious occasions in a big pot in a