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A traditional Siberian recipe for Pelmeny. Made just like they did in the old country by hand and with a kitchen full of family.
Recipe type: meat filled noodle
Cuisine: Russian
Serves: 6-8
  • Filling
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 large white onion
  • 3 tbsp water
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Dough Recipe
  • 2 cups sifted flour
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ water
  • Butter
  1. Mix filling ingredients together. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Sift flour and salt together.
  3. Add yolks and water into flour to make a stiff paste.
  4. Knead well. Let rest 1 hour.
  5. Roll as thin as possible without tearing. A pasta maker works well too.
  6. Use round 3 inch cookie or biscuit cutters to cut the dough.
  7. Put one heaping teaspoon in the center of each circle.
  8. Moisten edges with an egg white. Fold in half. Pinch firmly. Fold outer edges together to make a tiny bundle.
  9. Freeze hard.
  10. Cook in boiling water for 15 minutes or until they float. Strain and serve with butter in a warm dish.
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