On oil (butter or vegetable) fry onion, then add carrots.
All the vegetables cut into cubes.
Beets, cut into cubes, add to vegetables.
There also put chopped tomatoes or fresh tomatoes, sugar, vinegar (I add lemon juice)and simmer until soft.
White cabbage cut into pieces. In the boiling broth put cabbage and cook for 15-20 minutes. If sauerkraut, it is first necessary to extinguish until soft and put into the broth together with beets.
In 20 minutes from start of cooking cabbage add the broth steamed vegetables: beets, carrots, and onions. Cook all together for about 20 minutes.
10 minutes before the end of cooking put in borsch meat set: boiled beef, ham and sausages, cut into small strips or cubes. For 5 minutes before the end of cooking borscht refuel it with garlic, rubbed with lard. Here's a tasty and fragrant borscht turns out.
When serving in a bowl add the greens and sour cream.