Pelmeni (Russian Dumplings)
Pelmeni are the Russian version of dumplings. They're mostly served on cold winter days with sour cream or just butter. Kids and adults both love them, they are a true Russian comfort food.
Servings 14 servings
Ingredients for Pelmeni Dough
- 3 cup flour (depending on brand, you may need to add more)
- 2/3 cup luke warm water
- 3 eggs
- 1 tsp salt
Ingredients for Pelmeni Filling
- 2 lb ground meat (chicken, turkey and mixing in ground beef)
- 1 large onion grated
- 1/2 tbsp salt to taste
- 1 tsp pepper to taste
Sift the flour with salt into a mixing bowl. Add eggs, mix the dough for a short bit, then add water to the dough.
Combine everything into a smooth texture by hand or using a Kitchen Aid mixer. Flour the working surface.
To Assemble Pelmeni
To save time use a mold to make Pelmeni. Roll out a flat piece of dough and place it on a floured mold that’s covered with flour. Fill each hole with meat.
Make one more flat, round piece of dough and place it on top. Sprinkle with flour and roll over it with a roller until each piece is separated.
Flip the mold over and shake out the Pelmeni. Dust them with flour, either freeze for later or boil them to cook.
To make Pelmeni by hand, roll out the dough and cut out small circles using a cookie cutter. Place meat in the middle and fold over the sides into a half-moon shape, pinching the edges together. Connect the two corners together.
Calories: 279kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 473mg | Potassium: 228mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 51IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 3mg