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Chebureki with herbs on a counter

Chebureki (Russian Fried Dumplings)

Chebureki are fried dumplings that look like turnovers -- crunchy on the outside and filled with meat on the inside. I have a quick and easy shortcut so you can make these Russian dumplings in no time!
Course Main Course, Meats
Cuisine Russian, Ukrainian
Keyword chebureki, Russian chebureki
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 297kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


  • 6 uncooked flour tortillas
  • 1 lb ground meat (beef and chicken combo)
  • 1/2 large onion finely chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tbsp salt adjust to taste
  • 1 tsp pepper adjsut to taste
  • oil for frying


  • Combine the meat with the egg, seasoning, and onion. Place a few tablespoons of the meat filling on one side of the raw tortilla and press into a thin layer. Fold the tortilla over to cover the filling.
    Tortilla filled with meat
  • Pinch the sides together using a fork; make sure it’s sealed tight so the filling doesn’t come out. Repeat with remaining tortillas and filling.
    chebureki with pinched edges
  • Preheat the oil in a skillet on low/medium heat. Add the filled tortillas and cook until each side is golden brown.
    frying cheburek in a frying pan
  • Remove the cooked Chebureki from the skillet; let them rest on paper towels to absorb excess grease.
    Chebureki with herbs on a counter


Calories: 297kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 849mg | Potassium: 278mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 42IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 3mg