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Pelmeni (Russian Cuisine)

by Ünal Güler

Ingredients for Pelmeni (Russian Cuisine) Recipe


  • Half a glass of warm water
  • 2 eggs
  • Salt
  • 4.5 glasses of flour

For filling

  • 200 gr minced meat
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Cumin
  • Black pepper
  • Salt

For the top

  • 200 gr butter
  • Chopped dill
  • 4 tablespoons sour cream

Pelmeni (Russian Cuisine) How to do it?

  • Take milk and water into the bowl in which you will knead the dough, add the eggs and mix well. Add salt.
  • Add flour little by little and knead as much as possible. Divide the dough into pieces.
  • Cover it with a refrigerator bag or a cloth and let it rest for at least 30 minutes. Meanwhile, to prepare the inside, add the grated onion to the minced meat.
  • Add cumin, black pepper, salt and mix. Roll out each of the meringues on a flour sprinkled bench with a rolling pin or roller to be thicker than the ready-made dough.
  • For the dough to roll easily, sprinkle a small amount of flour on it frequently. Cut pieces with a glass mouth or round mold and divide the mortar with minced meat.
  • Close it in a half-moon shape, press the edges and join the ends towards the bottom.
  • After adding some salt to the boiled water, boil the pelmies until they are soft.
  • Drain the water. Melt the butter in a large saucepan or pan. Add the drained pelmies to the butter and sauté for a few minutes.
  • Place it on the serving plates and serve with sour cream and chopped dill. Enjoy it.

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