Rub the knuckle, it weighed 1,300 grams, all around with salt and pepper. Make a square cut into the rind beforehand. Place in a frying pan with a lid. Clean the vegetables from the soup greens and cut as desired. Spread all around with the garlic and herbs. Pour in water and put the lid on.
Let simmer in the oven for 2 hours. At 180 ° upper u. Bottom heat. Then remove the lid and leave to crust for another 30 minutes. Then take the knuckle out and beat the vegetables in the sauce with the whisk. If necessary, bind with a little cornstarch dissolved in water. Season well again.
For the sauerkraut, fry the chopped smoked pork and onion in lard. Add the sauerkraut and spices, mix everything and fry again. Pour 1 cup of water and bring to the boil once. With the lid closed, let it simmer on the stove for about 50 minutes on the lowest setting. Finally, add a little sugar to taste.
There was potatoes with everything. Good Appetite.