How to make Russian pelmeni at home ? A traditional and delicious recipe for hand-made Russian pelmeni filled with a beef, flavored with onions and garlic! They are cheap and tasty – and you’ll recall your childhood. You will have enough for about 6 dinners with this recipe, so if you are up for suffering through the process once, you will have a nice stash of these in the freezer. ⠀ Serve these in a good quality chicken broth, or boil and butter them up, or have them with your favorite sauce. It is so common to eat pelmeni ( dumplings) everywhere in Russian speaking countries.
Directions: • In a bowl combine all ingredients, except for the pasta. • Using the fresh pasta recipe, roll out your dough either by hand or by machine. • Cut into 3 or 4- inch rounds with a round cookie cutter. • Place 1 teaspoon into the center of each round. • Fold back around your finger and turn down the edge to form a pelmeni. • In half a gallon of rapidly boiling salted water add the tortellini in batches. • Cook for 3 to 5 minutes, or until they float to the surface. • Remove to a strainer to drain.
Ingredients: • 4.5 cups all-purpose flour • 2 large eggs • 1 ½ cup water • 1 tablespoon melted butter • 1/4 teaspoon salt
Directions: By Hand: • On a clean surface make a well with the flour. • In a measuring cup mix the eggs, water and salt. • Pour the wet mixture slowly into the flour and mix with your 2 fingers until all of the wet is incorporated. • Add melted butter. • Do not force the dough to take all of the flour. • Place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to rest. By Food Processor: • In the bowl of your food processor combine the flour and salt and pulse 2 to 3 times. • In a liquid measuring cup whisk the eggs, water and melted butter. • While pulsing the machine pour this mixture in a continuous stream and continue running the machine until the dough begins to pull away from the sides of the bowl.
Dakjuk or takjuk – the complex Korean name of this dish is translated quite simply: “juk” is rice porridge, and “dak” is chicken. This food is included in the daily menu of many Koreans. In addition to being delicious, dakjuk is incredibly healthy.