Kavurma – Stewed Meat


  • 400 g (14 oz.) mutton or beef, 1 kg potatoes, 3 onions, 3 carrots, 4 tomatoes, 2 tablespoons tomato paste, 150 g or 5/8 cup vegetable oil, 1/2 bunch or 15 g fresh dill, 1/2 bundle (2 oz.) green onions, salt and spices to taste.


Cut meat into small pieces, sear in hot oil. Add sliced onions and saute until golden-brown. Then add tomatoes and mix well. Remove from heat and add cubed or sliced potatoes and carrots. Cook another 10-12 min., mix in salt, spices, cover with water and bring to a boil. Stew until potatoes are done. Garnish with chopped onions or fresh greens.

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