Roast pork leg (Csulok pekne modra)

Roast pork leg (Csulok pekne modra)
pork leg
  • 1 Piece pork leg
  • 5 Piece garlic cloves
  • 1 Piece bay leaves
  • 1 Tea spoon (tsp) black pepper
  • 1 Table spoon (tbsp) salt
potato casserole
  • 5 Piece potato
  • 1 Piece onion
  • 2 Piece garlic cloves
  • 1 Tea spoon (tsp) salt

season: Whenever

occasion: 4Family, 4Holidays

origin: Traditional (National&Religious)



pork leg

Roast pork leg baked with potato and onion named 'Csulok pekne modra' is a traditional Hungarian main course especially offered in restaurants. Traditionally it was roasted in furnace. You may use salted and smoked pork leg these are better than fresh meat. If you use smoked pork leg no need to add salt to cooking water. So furst wash the leg and place into enough water, add garlic cloves, bay leaves and pepper seeds. Cook it until the pork leg getting soft approx. 120 minutes on medium heat.

potato casserole

Until the pork is cooking, peal the potato, garlic and onion, slice them, salt and put into frying pan. Once the pork leg is soft put on the top of potato onion mix and bake in preheated oven 30-40 minutes on 160 Celsius degree. Serve with hot paprika and pickles.

Conversion equivalents

Officially, a US Cup is equal to 240 ml or
8 fluid ounces ½ pint or 16 tablespoon.
1 cup of
fluid onces
Fluid - water & milk 240 8.0
Butter 226 8.0
All purpose flour 125 4.4
Confectioners sugar 125 4.4
Cocoa powder 118 4.2
White sugar granulated 200 7.1
Honey, Syrup 340 12.0
Vegetable oil 218 7.7
Table salt 273 9.6
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