Hungarian Food - Veal Paprikash (Borjupaprikás)
Hungarian dumplings - Tarhonya, Chipetke & Galuska
Veal Paprikash (Borjupaprikas)
When you think of paprikash, you invariably think of chicken paprikash. However, veal can also be used in this dish with the frequent addition of mushrooms. Otherwise, the recipes are similar.
Cubes of boneless veal and mushrooms are lightly browned in butter with chopped onions and paprika. Then chicken broth, chopped tomatoes and peppers are added and everything is simmered until the veal is tender. Finally, the sauce is thickened slightly with flour and sour cream.
This is an excellent dish served over rice or egg noodles or even better with homemade galuska, csipetke or tarhonya.
2 Lbs. of boneless Veal cut into ¾ inch cubes
2 Tablespoons Butter and 2 of Vegetable Oil
1 Large Onion coarsely chopped
1 Red Bell Pepper cored and sliced.
1 Large, ripe tomato peeled and chopped
8 Oz Fresh Mushrooms cleaned and sliced
1 14-Oz. Can Chicken Broth
1 Tablespoon Hungarian Sweet Paprika
1 Tablespoon Flour
1 Teaspoon Salt
Pepper to taste
8 Oz. Sour Cream
Clean and chop the onion, pepper and mushrooms. Blanch the tomato in boiling water, peel it and coarsely chop it. Trim the veal of excess fat and cut it into ¾ inch cubes.
1. Sauté the mushrooms in the butter and oil until they are lightly browned. Add the onions and paprika and cook until the onions are translucent.
2. Add the veal, salt and pepper and continue cooking until browned.
3. Immediately add the chicken broth, chopped tomatoes and peppers and continue cooking for about an hour until the meat is fork tender.
4. Add the flour mixed with ¼ Cup cold water and bring to a boil.
5. Remove from the heat and stir in the sour cream. Do not boil again.
6. Serve with egg noodles, dumplings or rice.
This is a complete meal when served with rice :noodles or dumplings and a cucumber salad. I would recommend a dry red wine like Egri Bikaver or an Italian or California pinot noir.
Veal Paprikash with Video
- Video: Hungarian Veal Paprikash Recipe - EthnicFun.com
Hungarian Video: Veal, paprika, sour cream is used to make Hungarian Paprikash and served over egg noodles.
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This is one of my very favorite cookbooks of all time.
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