Carapulcra Chinchana // Potato Stew from Chincha

Gretchen Noelle

My love of food was cultivated early on by my family but has come alive while living in Peru. During the 12 years of living in Lima, Peru, I have also enjoyed numerous trips to other areas of the country. Here on Provecho Peru you will find Peruvian recipes in English, American favorites prepared overseas, news about Peruvian Cuisine and interesting tidbits about life in Peru.

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7 Responses

  1. Juan Ramos says:

    Este plato peruano es uno de mis preferidos, por lo regular me gusta hecha con papa seca ya sea la negra o blanca, pero con papa fresca y la sopa seca…Es sencillamente exquisito, una fiesta en el paladar!! Gracias por compartir esta receta de todas maneras la quiero preparar al estilo chincha.

    • De hecho, nosotros preferimos carapulcra de garbanzo mas que papa! Todavia tengo que poner las recetas de carapulcra con papa seca y con garbanzo. Me gusta el sabor de carapulcra, es riquisimo!

  1. May 5, 2013

    […] Sopa Seca is a traditional dish found in Chincha, Ica. The name of the dish literally means “dry soup” which doesn’t sound very appetizing. However, the dish is actually a delicious pasta dish made with dry noodles, chicken, vegetables and spices. You will almost never find it served alone – it is the complimentary dish to Carapulcra Chinchana. […]

  2. May 5, 2013

    […] Asado de Res 32. Bistec a lo Pobre 33. Butifarra 34. Cabrito a la Norteña 35. Caihua Rellena 36. Carapulcra 37. Cebiche 38. Chicharrón 39. Chilcano 40. Escabeche 41. Espesado 42. Estofado de Pollo43. […]

  3. June 4, 2013

    […] Carapulcra Chinchana […]

  4. August 25, 2013

    […] Dishes that were enjoyed include anticuchos, leche de tigre, pan con chicharrón, picarones and carapulcra with sopa seca, among many others. See event […]

  5. November 2, 2014

    […] of the most well known combination dishes from the area is the Sopa Seca and Carapulcra de Papa Seca. The version in Ica is slightly different from the dishes I have made at home, but the […]

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