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Haluska or Kaposztas Teszta – Hungarian Cabbage Noodles

Haluska is a versatile side dish that can be customized with herbs and spices as you desire.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dishes
Cuisine: Hungarian
Servings: 8


  • 12 oz. egg noodles
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 6 cups sliced cabbage
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 teaspoon Hungarian hot paprika
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
  • soft butter garnish
  • Hungarian hot paprika garnish


  • In a large pot of boiling water, cook noodles until al dente.
  • Drain, rinse with cold water and set aside.
  • On low heat, melt butter in a wide skillet or a wok. Add cabbage and once the cabbage softens, add the celery seed.
  • Continue to cook on low heat for about 15 minutes until the cabbage is very soft.
  • Raise the heat to medium high and cook, stirring often, until the cabbage starts to brown and caramelize, about 10 minutes.
  • Add noodles, paprika, salt, pepper and parsley. Mix well until well incorporated and cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Toss with additional butter and hot paprika, as desired.
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