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Meat Dumplings    HT  MC  Russian  60mins

Russian Name: Pelmeni

Serves 4     Hot   Beef   Pork   Main Course   Russia  Eastern Europe

250g/9z mixed Minced Beef and Pork
1 Onion, finely chopped
Salt and Black Pepper
100g/4oz Plain Flour
120ml/4fl.oz. Milk or Water (Approx)
1 Egg
1 tbsp Vegetable Oil


1. Place the meat, onion, salt, and pepper in a mixing bowl and mix well. Set aside

2. Place the flour , milk, egg, salt and oil in a large mixing bowl and mix until a soft dough forms. Turn onto a well floured work surface and knead until the dough is elastic.

3. Roll the dough out very thinly to about 1/16 inch thick then cut out circles about 5cm/2-inch in diameter using a biscuit cutter or wine glass.

4. Place a teaspoon of the mincemeat mixture onto each circle, fold into half-moons and pinch the edges together to seal.

6. Bring a large saucepan with plenty of water to the boil then carefully drop the pelmeni into the rolling water and cook for 20 minutes, stirring from time to time.

7. Served with butter, sour cream or vinegar, and hot mustard. 


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Serve with a green vegetable


Key techniques used in this recipe

Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Simmer - To maintain the temperature of a liquid at just below boiling.


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Chopping knife

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Make Ahead/ Freezing


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