Cut the onion into slices, chop the garlic. Then peel the carrot, quarter it and cut small. Peel the Potatoes as well, cut into smaller pieces. The beef needs to be cut into bite sized cubes and the sausages can be cut into slices.
In a pot add the Olive Oil and fry the onion soft. Then add the garlic, carrot and potatoes and stir fry for a few minutes. Then add the beef cubes and sliced sausages.
Continue to add in salt, pepper, caraway and paprika powder. Mix the whole content quickly and add the tomato paste and finally the water. Stir well and season with the bay leaf.
leave the goulash to cook for a few minutes until it bubbles then reduce the heat and let if simmer and cook slowly covered for at least 2 hours. Add water if it gets too dry.