Azu is a dish that can be prepared from a variety of foods.
It is made with chicken, beef, lamb, incredibly tasty and tender food is obtained from pork.
If you add cucumbers, potatoes or mushrooms to it, you’ll get a fairy tale!
Pork Azu - General Cooking Principles
Prepare the basics of pulp only, pieces with bone are not used. The meat is cut into small-sized, usually in small cubes or cubes, roasted in a cauldron or in a saucepan. Other ingredients are gradually added.
What usually puts:
• tomato, tomatoes;
• canned cucumbers;
There are recipes with regular and green beans, pickled or fried mushrooms, eggplants and other additives. Particular attention is paid to spices: different types of pepper, hops-suneli, curry. Azu is always filled with fluid. It does not add much. The dish should get thick, rich. All the ingredients are stewed until soft, at the end put the greens: cilantro, parsley or dill, add laurel. All spices and herbs can be chosen to your taste.
Pork azu with fried potatoes and cucumbers
For this dish, you can use pickled or pickled cucumbers. In the basics of pork, meat and potatoes should be approximately equal. But you can add something more or less.
• 5-6 potatoes;
• 500 g pork;
• 3 tomatoes;
• 3 cloves of garlic;
• 3 cucumbers;
• 2 bulbs;
• greens, spices.
1. Cut the pork into strips, lay in a saucepan or in a cauldron. Fry until golden brown, strong fire. If the meat is without fat, you can add oil.
2. We cut onion half rings, straws cucumbers. Throw in roasted meat, cook together for a few minutes, until the onions are browned.
3. Separately, fry chopped potatoes.
4. Cut the tomatoes in half and rub. Add to the meat, fry for a couple of minutes.
5. Add spices.
6. Shift the potatoes to the pork. 7. Fill boiling water. Water should not be much, the way it just comes to the top layer of products. Salt to taste, considering the addition of cucumbers.
8. Close the bowl, simmer for about fifteen minutes, look at the readiness of potatoes.
9. Cut the greens, mix with chopped garlic.
10. Fall asleep the finished dish fragrant mixture and immediately turn off. Give brew.
Azu from pork without potatoes
The recipe for a rich pizza of pork, but without potatoes. It is suitable for any side dishes of vegetables, cereals. To make the dish thick, a little flour is added to the pot.
• 700 g of meat;
• 6 cucumbers;
• 2 bulbs;
• 2 carrots;
• 3 cloves of garlic;
• 1 spoonful of flour;
• 30 g of oil;
• 3 tablespoons of pasta;
1. Cut into half rings, but not very finely onions. Carrots cut into strips or use a large grater, but do not shallow. Cut the cucumbers into strips.
2. Heat the oil to smoke or use pork fat. We throw onions. The fire is the biggest.
3. Throw in a minute to the onion straw carrot. Fry until golden brown and run the cucumbers.
4. Chop the pork into strips. Lay in five minutes to the vegetables.
5. Another five minutes later put the concentrated tomato paste. We warm everything together.
6. Dilute flour in a glass of water, stir well, to avoid lumps.
7. Pour water into the meat. Additionally, we introduce more liquid so that it covers the ingredients azu.
8. Peel and chop the garlic, throw in the dish. Add salt and spices.
9. Mix everything thoroughly. After boiling we set fire to the very minimum. Cover with a lid, stew for 35-40 minutes. We look at the readiness of meat.
10. In the finished azau throw laurel, season the dish with greens.
Pork Azu with Mushrooms
For such a basics of pork does not necessarily take the mushrooms listed in the recipe. Feel free to use other mushrooms at your discretion. Dish with potatoes.
• 0.5 kg of pork;
• 0.3 kg of champignons;
• 0.5 kg of potatoes;
• 0.1 kg of onions;
• 3 ripe tomatoes;
• 3 barrel cucumbers;
• greens, garlic, spices. Cooking
1. Cut the meat into cubes, put it in a cauldron, fry until lightly crusted.
2. Cut the onion, shift to the meat. Fry with pork until translucent.
3. We wash mushrooms, cut them in small pieces. If you choose other mushrooms for a basics, then you need to boil them a little in a separate pot, then follow this recipe.
4. Add mushrooms to the onions with pork. Now we cook everything together until the moisture evaporates, the mushrooms begin to fry.
5. Fall asleep chopped cucumbers.
6. It's time to add chopped or grated tomatoes.
7. After another couple of minutes, add the chopped potatoes to sleep. You can fry it separately, as in the first recipe, or lay it raw. In the second case, the basics will be prepared longer.
8. Fill with salted water, cover, cook until soft potatoes.
9. In the end, you need to taste, add a slice. Greens, spices and fall asleep chopped garlic.
Pork azu with eggplants
Variant of delicious azu with pork and eggplants, which is prepared without potatoes. But at will it can be added.
• 3 eggplants;
• 700 g pork;
• 2-3 onions;
• 1 carrot;
• 4 spoons of butter;
• 2-4 cucumbers;
• garlic, greens;
• 100 g of tomato.
1. Cut eggplants into bars, sprinkle with salt. Leave for a while, quite 15 minutes.
2. Pour a spoonful of oil into the cauldron so that the pork does not stick. We cut the meat and toss it, fry it to a ruddy color, it is not necessary to cover.
3. Peeled onion heads chop straws, tossed over to roasted pork. Cook a couple of minutes.
4. Next add cucumbers, and then the carrot. The dish will no longer be fried, just cook over high heat, evaporate for five minutes the moisture, and add the tomato.
5. Pour three spoons of oil into the pan.
6. Wash the eggplants with salt, squeeze and lay in the heated oil. Fry a few minutes and immediately pour to the pork.
7. Now we squeeze out a couple of garlic cloves, pepper them, fill it with boiling water. Do not add salt, as the eggplants were soaked and cucumbers were added. 8. Cover and simmer. Nothing is stirred so that the eggplants do not lose their shape.
9. After 30 minutes, throw greens, taste, if necessary salt.
Pork azu with beans
In this dish is canned beans, but you can also take the usual boiled beans in advance in the same quantity.
• 700 g pork;
• 400 g potatoes;
• 2 bulbs;
• 1 can of beans;
• 50 g of tomato;
• 4 cucumbers;
• oil, seasonings, garlic (4 cloves).
1. Cut the meat, put it in the cauldron and fry until half cooked. Then add the cucumber bows.
2. After five minutes, we toss a tomato, fry and run the potatoes.
3. Open the jar of beans, pour the marinade and also put it in the cauldron.
4. Peel the garlic, squeeze it into the dish. Put the spices, salt.
5. All mix well, pour boiling water.
6. Cover, after boiling, reduce the heat and simmer it all for 40 minutes.
7. Put the greens in the finished azu or add to the plates.
Azu of pork in pots
Awesome recipe azu, which is prepared in the oven and does not require a lot of participation. Of course, you can simplify the dish and not fry the meat, but it turns out more delicious.
• 400 grams of meat;
• 2-3 potatoes;
• 1 onion;
• 2 tomatoes;
• 1 pepper;
• 2 cucumbers;
• garlic, spices.
1. Cut the meat in bars. Turn on the stove, put the pan. Throw pork and quickly fry over high heat.
2. We cut onions, we arrange in pots.
3. Top goes fried pork.
4. Cut the cucumbers, pour the next layer on top of the meat.
5. Then put the sliced, but not very large potatoes. It can also be fried in a pan after the meat, it will be even tastier.
6. Cut the pepper into cubes, distribute in the dish evenly between all the pots.
7. Rub the tomatoes. Add to them a glass of water and chopped garlic, pepper, throw salt and stir well.
8. Distribute the pot fill.
9. We cover, send for 40 minutes in the oven. If necessary, add time. Temperature 180.
Pork azu in a multicooker
In a slow cooker, you can also cook a delicious ase of pork with cucumbers. Potatoes are added, the amount can be adjusted.
• 500 g of pork and potatoes;
• 150 g cucumbers;
• 150 g onions;
• 50 g of tomato;
• 4 cloves of garlic;
• 0.5 bunches of parsley;
• 1 Bulgarian pepper;
• some oil, spices.
1. Peel all vegetables, cut onions into strips, peppers and cucumbers as well. Potatoes can be a little larger.
2. Wash the pork. We cut the pulp in bars.
3. Turn the slow cooker on baking, pour a little oil and add meat. Fry a little and run chopped onions. Cook for about five minutes.
4. Now you can run cucumbers immediately with pepper. Stir, cook further for about five minutes.
5. Run the tomato. If the paste is concentrated, one full spoon is enough. Fry the color to become more saturated.
6. Now squeeze the garlic, put the spices and add the potatoes.
7. Fill the azu with boiling water, stir.
8. Close, move the multicooker program to the extinguishing mode, prepare the azu hour.
Pork Azu - Tips and Tricks
• Instead of fresh tomatoes, canned tomatoes can be added to the basics. The taste of the dish will be brighter, but just do not forget to adjust the amount of salt.
• In order for the meat to brown to brown and not stick to the bottom of the cauldron at the tab, you need to add a little oil and warm the pot.
• Azu with fresh garlic is much more fragrant and tastier than with boiled vegetables, but it is far from always acceptable to eat such a dish. In this case, it is wiser to apply chopped fresh garlic separately on a plate, you can mix with chopped greens.