Heat oil in your cauldron, saute your onion until translucent.
Add in cubed beef, stir to coat, and somewhat brown it.
Add in caraway and bay leaves and enough water to cover. Cook until boiling.
Add in sweet paprika and a dash of chili powder. To avoid paprika clumping, mix in with water first then pour it into cauldron.
Add in potato and mixed vegetables. Cook until potatoes and beef are tender.
Adjust flavor with salt.