Pork nail stew (koromporkolt)

Pork nail stew (koromporkolt)
  • 1 Kilogram (kg) pork nail and shank with bone
  • 3 Piece onion chiopped
  • 3 Piece garlic cloves
  • 2 Tea spoon (tsp) black pepper
  • 2 Tea spoon (tsp) caraway seeds
  • 2 Table spoon (tbsp) salt
  • 2 Table spoon (tbsp) sweet paprika powder
  • 3 Table spoon (tbsp) lard

season: Winter

occasion: 4Holidays

origin: Traditional (National&Religious)



This is a traditional pork nail food usually cooked on open fire however you can prepare it in a large pot as well. Braise the onion, garlic and meet on lard than add the spices except sweet paprika powder. Add enough water to cover the meat and simmer it at least for 2 hours. Than add the sweet parkika and chili. Cook the nail stew until the meat is soft and can be removed from its bone easily. Stir it occasionally because the skin can be stick to the bottom of the pan when the gravy getting thick. Serve with boiled potato 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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