Apple Cabbage Gül baba

Gül Baba Almás Káposztája


  • pounds red cabbage
  • Salt
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 pounds sour apples
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  1. Slice or cut cabbage to a fine slaw. Mix with 1 tablespoon salt, cover, and let stand for 2 to 3 hours.
  2. Squeeze cabbage well, a little at a time, and set it aside.
  3. Wilt the onion in butter for about 10 minutes. Add sugar and brown carefully so as not to burn it.
  4. Mix in the cabbage and pour in ½ cup of the chicken broth. Cover and cook over low heat for 30 minutes.
  5. Meantime peel the apples and cut into fine pieces. Add to the cabbage. Cook until both apples and cabbage are properly done.
  6. Mix flour with remaining ½ cup chicken broth; make sure that the mixture is not lumpy. Add lemon juice and pour into cabbage.
  7. Simmer cabbage for another 5 minutes. Adjust salt, sugar and lemon juice to your sweet-and-sour liking.