with Sour Cream and Mushrooms

Your choice to use cubed veal, pork or beef or a mixture of all or any two

1-1/2 lbs Meat, cubed
2 tablespoons lard or cooking oil
1 large onion chopped
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
1 sliced carrot
1 diced potato
1/3 cup chopped celery
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon paprika
¼ teaspoon. black pepper
1/2 lb fresh mushrooms sliced 
4 tablespoons flour
1 pint sour cream (or yogurt)

Melt lard or use vegetable cooking oil, add chopped onion and fry to lightly brown. Add 2 cup water, chopped parsley, carrots, potato, celery, salt, paprika, black pepper and cubed meat. Cover and cook on medium low for one hour or until meat is tender (add more water in small amounts if needed to keep up the level), add fresh, can or bottled mushrooms and cook until tender. Add flour blended well with 1/3 cup cold water and mix it into the stew until stew thickens; Next add sour cream mixing it well and simmer a few minutes more. 

Serve plain or over cooked rice, noodles, small dumplings or french fries.
Serves 4