Braised beef with onions and yogurt from the oven

Braised beef with onions and yogurt from the oven

Spicy beef goulash with celery, peppers and tomatoes

Braised beef with onions and yogurt from the oven

Beef with onions and yogurt from the oven

Beef prepared in this way is really tender and soft. The ground ginger gives it a spicy note.

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5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 20 mins
Course Meat dish
Cuisine Bulgarian recipes
Servings 8 person
Calories 399 kcal


  • Knife
  • cutting board
  • Pan
  • Casserole dish
  • stirring spatula


  • 900 g beef
  • 2 onions
  • 5-6 garlic cloves
  • 5 tbsp vegetable oil
  • ½ tsp ginger ground
  • ¼ - ½ tsp cayenne pepper ground
  • 1 tsp pepper black, ground
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 300 ml natural yogurt
  • 150-200 ml water


  • Wash beef thoroughly, pat dry and cut into approx. 3 cm pieces.
  • Peel, rinse and finely chop onions and garlic.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan over medium heat.
  • Fry the meat pieces in batches until golden brown and place in a baking dish.
  • Add onions to the pan.
  • Sauté for about 5-7 minutes.
  • Add garlic and sauté for another 1 minute.
  • Preheat the oven to 180°C top/bottom heat.
  • Add the meat to the pan again.
  • Season with ground ginger, cayenne pepper, black pepper and salt.
  • Mix well, bring to a boil and simmer for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add plain yogurt to taste.
  • Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  • Transfer the whole mixture to the baking dish.
  • Cover with aluminum foil and place in the preheated oven.
  • Bake the meat for about 1.5 hours.
  • If the meat is not soft enough, pour about 150-200 ml of boiling water into the dish and cook for another 20-30 minutes.
  • Stir the beef and serve immediately.


As a side dish to the beef go well mashed potatoes, boiled rice or pasta.


Calories: 399kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 21gFat: 33gSaturated Fat: 17gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 85mgSodium: 676mgPotassium: 415mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 65IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 77mgIron: 2mg

* The nutritional values in this recipe are approximate and may differ slightly from the actual value.

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