Classical Ukrainian Borsch | How to make Classical Ukrainian Borsch

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ByVidhya Halvawala
Created on 5th Jun 2017
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About Classical Ukrainian Borsch

My son living in Ukraine, taught me this tradition ukrainian recipe

Classical Ukrainian Borsch, a succulent delicacy which is famous all over the world. Classical Ukrainian Borsch is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the overflow of flavours, Classical Ukrainian Borsch has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Vidhya Halvawala is the perfect one to try at home for your family. It's a get together at home and you realise that you want to make a Classical Ukrainian Borsch, just the perfect situation when you realise that you need to know how to make the perfect Classical Ukrainian Borsch. So, at that time you can try out this delicious recipe by Vidhya Halvawala. The recipe of Classical Ukrainian Borschis very simple and can be made in restaurant style using a few ingredients. The time taken while preparing Classical Ukrainian Borsch is 30 minute. This recipe of Classical Ukrainian Borsch is perfect to serve 4. Classical Ukrainian Borsch is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or night party at home. And do remember that be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love it. So do try it next time!

  • Prep Time15mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves4People
Classical Ukrainian Borsch

Ingredients to make Classical Ukrainian Borsch

  • 2 large or 3 medium beets, thoroughly washed
  • 2 large or 3 medium potatoes, sliced into bite-sized pieces
  • 4 Tbsp of cooking oil
  • 1 Medium Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 1/2 head of cabbage, thinly chopped
  • 1 can kidney beans with their juice
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 10 cups water
  • 5 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 4 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 1 Tbsp chopped dill

How to make Classical Ukrainian Borsch

  1. 1. Fill a large soup pot with 10 cups of water. Add 2 – 3 beets. Cover and boil for about 1 hour (some beats take longer, some take less time. It depends on how old the beets are). Once you can smoothly pierce the beets with a butter knife,
  2. 2. Slice 3 potatoes, add into the same water and boil 15-20 minutes.
  3. 3. Grate both carrots and dice one onion. Add 4 Tbsp of cooking oil to the skillet and saute vegetables until they are soft (7-10 minutes). Stir in ketchup when they are almost done cooking.
  4. 4. Meanwhile, thinly shred 1/2 a cabbage and add it to the soup pot when potatoes are half way done.
  5. 5. Next, peel and slice the beets into match sticks and add them back to the pot. When you peel beets, use a plastic bag over your hands unless you want red fingers.
  6. 6. Add lemon juice, pepper, bay leaves and can of kidney beans (with their juice) to the pot.
  7. 7. Add sauteed carrots and onion to the pot along with chopped dill.
  8. 8. Cook another 5-10 minutes, until the cabbage is done. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  9. Serve with a dollop of sour cream.

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Milli Garg2 months ago
delicious...
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