Changua - a Colombian Breakfast Dish

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

I had this in the afternoon one day, it was something light and refreshing to have for lunch, but was told that in Colombia, people have this for breakfast. I think, it's great, any time of the day.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chop the scallions and cilantro into small pieces.
  2. In a stockpot add the water, milk and salt.
  3. When the soup boils, crack the eggs and add them carefully to the soup without breaking the yolk.
  4. Cover the pot and let it boil for one minute.
  5. Place at the bottom of each soup dish one teaspoon of scallions and coriander and, from the pot, carefully place one cooked egg.
  6. Then add the boiling broth.
  7. Serve the soup with bread.


Most Helpful

I also put potato In my changua! My family loves it we are from bogota Colombia..

Naty27 January 17, 2012

This is my boyfriend's favorite, but I do it slightly differently than the recipe says. I boil the water with salt, scallion stalks and chopped cilantro, then I added the milk and let it boil. After about a minute of it boiling, I dropped the eggs in and let cook until hard. Before serving, I remove the scallions and add extra chopped cilantro to add to the bowl for extra flavor.

italochef December 26, 2009

When I made this I figured it would be a little bland so I added some chile sauce, minced onion and peas. Easy to do and not bad either. It was still a bit bland (so I added more hot sauce to mine) and great for a fast quick meal (I had it for dinner!!) Thanks rainna

Tebo April 01, 2006

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