Gulas /Goulash
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Goulash is a Hungarian dish and its name means in Hungarian: beef or cow. This food is typically cooked with beef, paprika, bell pepper and bay leaf, giving it a specific flavor. It is a dish cooked with potatoes or dumplings and it's very fragrant and delicious.
Recipe type: meal
Cuisine: Hungarian
Serves: 8
  • 800 gr veal or beef
  • 2 large onions
  • 2 bell peppers
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 2 carrots
  • 100 ml oil
  • pepper corns
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup tomato juice or about 3 ripe tomatoes
  • 1 kg potatoes
  • fresh parsley
  • salt to taste
  • chilli flakes (if you like)
  1. It is very important to cook it in a pan with double bottom or a ceramic pan with be the best, and let it simmer over very low heat.
  2. First, put the chopped beef in hot water and let it boil until all the blood is removed. Take it out and put it again to boil in clean water (this time in cold water) after you washed all the boiled blood.
  3. Separately braise the onions, green pepper and sliced ​​carrots in hot oil.
  4. Let them tenderize well and then add the beef broth, paprika and meat. (partially cooked)
  5. Add the garlic, pepper, pepper corns and bay leaf. Let it simmer on low heat, covering the pan with a lid.
  6. Cut potatoes in larger pieces and add them in the stew at the end, when meat become tender.
  7. For persons who likes spicy meals, you can add chilly flakes, for your taste.
  8. After about an hour, the meat become tender, and now you will put the meal in the oven, covered with a lid, for another 40 to 50-minutes, up to an hour.
  9. Towards the end, add diced tomatoes and put them in the meal, mixing gently with a spoon not smashing potatoes.
  10. You may leave the meal to cook 20 minutes more to let the tomatoes cook as well., then season with chopped parsley and serve with a glass of white wine.
  11. Bon appetit! This is crazy delicious!
Recipe by gabriela cuisine at