Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Pelmeni (small pockets of dough filled with minced meat and served boiled)

Pour out flour on the table. Form it like a volcano with a hole in the middle. Break an egg into this hole and add water and salt. Beat the dough until it become of plasticine consistence, then cover it and wait for 30-40 minutes.
Prepare stuffing: mix minced meat with minced onions, salt and spices.
Cut the dough to pieces and roll each piece so it gets thin. Put the dough on a special form with little holes. Put small pieces of stuffing on the dough above the holes, then make another thin dough and cover stuffing. Press the edges between stuffing with fingers, so that the dough gets cut on the holes edges. Push the pelmeni out of the holes from the other side of the form.
Boil for 5-10 minutes. Serve with black pepper and vinegar.

3 glasses of flour
1 egg
2/3 glass of water
1-2 onions
1 k of minced meat
Black pepper
25-50 ml of vinegar

Have a meal in Ukraine!

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