Kartoshka is a traditional Russian dish made with potatoes, carrots, and onions. It is typically served with sour cream and dill, and can be made with or without meat.


-1 kg potatoes
-500 g carrots
-250 g onion
-500 ml water
-salt to taste


1. Peel and chop the potatoes, carrots, and onion into small pieces.
2. Add the vegetables to a pot with the water and salt, and bring to a boil.
3. Simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until the vegetables are cooked through.
4. Serve with sour cream and dill, and enjoy!

Potential changes & improvements

-For a heartier dish, add in some chopped meat (beef, pork, or chicken are all good options).
-Try serving with other toppings such as cheese, bacon, or green onions.

What other food it works well with

Kartoshka goes well with a variety of other dishes. Try serving it with:

Common Mistakes

-Adding too much water at the beginning, which can make the dish watery.
-Not boiling the vegetables long enough, which can make them hard to eat.

Nutritional Information

-1 kg potatoes: 916 calories, 21 g fat, 168 g carbohydrates, 16 g protein
-500 g carrots: 425 calories, 9 g fat, 78 g carbohydrates, 5 g protein
-250 g onion: 160 calories, 4 g fat, 32 g carbohydrates, 4 g protein



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