Horseradish Sour-Cream Sauce

Tejfeles Tormamártás


  • ¼ pound grated horseradish
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • ½ cup meat broth
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons white vinegar or lemon juice
  • Pinch of pepper
  • ½ cup sour cream


  1. Pour ½ cup boiling water over grated horseradish. Let it stand for a couple of minutes, then drain.
  2. Make a roux with the butter and flour. Stir, then dilute with the broth and milk. Add sugar and salt. Bring the mixture to a simmer, then let it cook over very low heat for about 5 minutes.
  3. Add grated horseradish together with vinegar and pepper and cook for another 10 to 15 minutes.
  4. Adjust salt and sweet and sour to your taste, with more accent on the sour.
  5. Just before serving, whip in the sour cream.