How to Make Beef Stroganoff- Easy Stroganoff Recipe

The crispy beef strips cooked in the creamy mushroom sauce are known as beef stroganoff. The recipe beef stroganoff is made with a special type of beef cut that is tender and juicy. It is a super tempting dinner dish for those who love saucy gravies. For beef stroganoff, a special piece of tender beef is cut into strips, fried, and then cooked in creamy mushroom sauce.

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Total time

30 min




4 person





Beef Stroganoff Recipe


  • Tender beef cut 500 g

  • Mushrooms 1 cup

  • Minced garlic Cloves 2 pcs

  • Onion 1 large

  • Olive Oil 4 tbs

  • Butter 2 tbsp

  • All-purpose flour 1 tbsp

  • Heavy cream half cup

  • Sour cream 4 tbsp

  • Beef broth 1 cup

  • Dijon mustard 1 tsp

  • Worcestershire sauce 1 tbsp

  • Black pepper powder to taste

  • Salt to taste

  • Chopped chives for garnish

  • Boiled egg noodles or white rice for serving


Step 1 Chop Veggies

Before cooking beef stroganoff, prepare the veggies that you need for the recipe. Take a large onion and finely chop it after peeling the skin. Then take white or brown mushrooms and slice them into thin pieces.

chop vegetables

Step 2 Slice Beef into Strips

Moreover, take 500 grams of beef and slice it into thin strips. We are using sirloin steak for the recipe. However, you can choose between sirloin steak, beef tenderloin, or boneless rib steak.

slice beef into strips

Step 3 Cook Beef Strips

Once the beef strips are ready, heat a pan over a high flame and then pour four tablespoons of olive oil into it. Now add beef strips into the pan and cook them for 3-4 minutes from each side. Once the strips change their color, flip them and cook the other sides for more 2 minutes. Then dish them out in a bowl for later use.

fgrill beef strips

Step 4 Sautee Veggies

In the same pan add two tablespoons of butter and let it melt over medium flame. After melting the butter, add chopped onion, mushrooms, and minced garlic into the pan. Then sautee them for 1 minute or until they are fragrant.

Sautee vegetables

Step 5 Prepare Sauce

Once the veggies are sauteed, add a tablespoon of all-purpose flour into the pan. Then continuously mix it until it changes color. While whisking, pour beef broth to avoid lumps in beef stroganoff sauce. Pour heavy cream, and sour cream into the pan and whisk them to combine together. Let them simmer for 2-3 minutes.

prepare sauce

Step 6 Add Spices

While the mushroom sauce is simmering add spices into the pan. Firstly, add salt, then black pepper powder, dijon mustard, and Worcestershire sauce into the pan.

add spices

Step 7 Add Cooked Beef

Finally, add cooked beef strips into the creamy sauce and thoroughly combine them. Cook it for 5 minutes on medium-low flame.

add grilled beef

Step 8 Serve Beef Stroganoff

Once the beef stroganoff is ready, take off the pan from the stove. Garnish it with chopped chives, it's now ready to serve, you can serve it along with steamed rice or boiled pasta. In both ways, it's a delicious meal.





  • While making sauce use a heavy bottom pan to avoid burning of sauce.
  • Sirloin steak cut is more tender and juicy as compared to other beef cuts.
  • Before cutting beef into strips pound it with a meat-pounding tool.
  • You can easily store it in the freezer for 2 days.
  • While reheating the beef stroganoff, keep the flame low and pour heavy cream for a creamy consistency.


How to thicken beef stroganoff ?2022-07-06T22:32:38+05:00

For a traditional beef stroganoff recipe, all-purpose flour is used to thicken the sauce. But you can also use corn slurry to thicken the sauce, just mix three tablespoons of corn flour in one tablespoon of water and pour it into beef stroganoff sauce for a thicker consistency.

How to spice up beef stroganoff?2022-07-06T22:42:59+05:00

In many parts of the world, there are different spices used to spice up the dishes. Some use chili flakes, paprika, and black pepper, while some use chili powders. You can use paprika to spice up the beef stroganoff recipe. while adding spices to the sauce add two teaspoons of smoked paprika powder for spicy beef stroganoff.

What can you use instead of sour cream in beef stroganoff?2022-07-06T22:48:25+05:00

You can use greek yogurt or cream cheese as a substitute for sour cream. However, you can also make homemade sour cream by adding a teaspoon of lemon juice to normal dairy cream. It will give the same tangy taste of sour cream in the beef stroganoff recipe.

what to serve with beef stroganoff ?2022-07-06T17:19:07+05:00

Beef stroganoff is a versatile dish that can be served with varieties of other main course dishes and side dishes. You can serve it with steamed rice, grilled veggies,  boiled pasta, mashed potatoes, or even with pieces of bread like pita, garlic bread,  and Turkish lavash.

what is beef stroganoff ?2022-07-06T17:24:55+05:00

The Russian main course dish that is made with tender and grilled beef is known as beef stroganoff. The dish includes beef strips that are grilled in oil and then cooked in a sauce. Mostly the sauce is made from a roux, however, mushrooms along with roux sauce are widely used to enhance the flavor.

How to make beef stroganoff sauce?2022-07-06T17:35:22+05:00

For making beef stroganoff sauce, you will need butter, all-purpose flour, heavy cream, sour cream, beef broth along with some spices. Make a roux by adding broth in sauteed flour. Then pour heavy cream, sour cream, salt, pepper, dijon mustard, and Worcestershire sauce. Let them simmer until you will get desired consistency of the sauce.

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