Czech Sweet&Sour Cooked White Cabbage

Czech Sweet&Sour Cooked White Cabbage

Preparation time: 15 minutes      Servings: 6

Cook time: 30 minutes      Total Time: 45 minutes

Difficulty: Easy


600g white cabbage (after shredding)

2 – 3 medium size onions (approximately 220g)

1 medium size potato (approximately 150g)

1 tbsp plain wheat flour

1tbsp salt

4tbsp veg oil (or 60g a lard)

430ml water

4tbsp vinegar

1teaspoon cumin

4tbsp granulated sugar (approximately 60g depends on taste)


First, you have to prepare the cabbage. Cut it into 4 same pieces. Take off the middle cord and the rest shred softly.

Get a bigger pot, add veg oil, softly chopped onions and fry for couple minutes until softened. Then add a tablespoon of plain flour. Mix together.

Add shredded white cabbage, pour water, cumin, salt. Cover the pot with a lid and cook for approximately 10 minutes.

Shred softly the potato. Add into the pot. mix it well. Then add sugar, vinegar and let it cook gently for another 10 – 15 minutes.

Now. It is a time to check the taste. If the cooked cabbage is to sour add some sugar. If otherwise use some vinegar.

Best to serve hot with cooked potatoes, dumplings and a wide range of meat products like chicken, pork slice or even a meatloaf depend on your location and fantasy.

Good luck with cooking and have a fun.

See you next time.

Tip: If you don’t like a white cabbage you can use a red one as well. They are sweeter and the taste is a little softer (of course depends on the variety).


Dumplings, White Cabbage and Chicken

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