Pelmeni - a famous Siberian dish, which over time has gained popularity not only throughout Russia, but also far beyond the country. Today ready-made dumplings can be purchased in any supermarket or shopping center, but their taste can hardly be compared with those prepared at home.
Today, there are many recipes, how to cook homemade ravioli. There are several variations of kneading the dough: on water, on kefir, with eggs and without, custard.
Even more types of minced meat used as a filling. Minced meat can be made from pork, beef, poultry (chicken or turkey). In modern interpretations there are even pelmeni with cheese and fish.
From the cooking methods the most common is boiling in boiling water. But there are recipes for baking in the oven, frying in a frying pan, languishing in pots or steaming. Some especially advanced housewives cook pelmeni in modern household appliances - multivarks or steamers.
How to make dough
Prepare the dough as follows. In a deep bowl, break two eggs, add one glass of water and whisk thoroughly. You can add a pinch of salt, if you do not, nothing bad will happen. Dosolit can always be water already in the process of cooking.
After the eggs and water are whipped, gradually add flour, not forgetting to continuously and vigorously mix with a fork. This will not allow lumps to form. When the dough begins to lag behind the walls of the dishes, it is transferred to a flat surface, previously abundantly sprinkled with flour. Continue the kneading on the table until the dough stops pestering the hands and becomes elastic.
How to make minced meat
To prepare forcemeat, meat and onions are passed through a meat grinder, spices are added to taste. To improve the taste, you can use a meat assortment. For example, mix pork with beef, or pork with a bird. Dumplings with one pork can be very fat.
How to make homemade ravioli
To cook dumplings homemade, special knowledge is not required. In boiling salted water carefully pour the right amount of pelmenok. Do not forget to stir constantly, so that they do not stick to the bottom of the pan. After surfacing to the surface and re-boiling water, cook for another five minutes.