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Potato stew (Janija)


Short Description

Potato stew or Janija is a traditional meal offered in the churches during the fasting holidays. Except for these holidays, when the Janija is always made with beef, this dish is often prepared as a casual meal with pork.

Needed ingredients

Preparation method

The onion is finely diced and fried in a pan with oil, along with the sliced small pieces of carrots, tomatoes and peppers. The meat is finely chopped into small pieces and added to the pan with the fried vegetables. Once the meat is fried, add the salt and the paprika, stir it nicely and all put all the ingredients of the pot in a pot with 1 liter of boiling water. While the ingredients are left to boil on a moderate fire, peel and chop the potatoes into small pieces. Once the meat is cooked, add the potatoes. In a separate pan, mix flour and oil to create the pan sauce for the stew. Add the sauce in the pot and boil it for additional ten minutes.