Juicy Russian pelmeni dumplings filled with meat

Juicy Russian pelmeni dumplings filled with meat

Delicious pelmeni with turkey meat and onions

Juicy Russian pelmeni dumplings filled with meat

Russian dumplings filled with meat - pelmeni

Who does not love them, homemade, juicy and delicious pelmeni? Homemade pelmeni is a family dish. The whole family is welcome to help with the preparation!

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5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 50 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Meat recipes
Cuisine Russian recipes
Servings 6 persons



  • 500 g flour
  • 1 egg
  • 250 ml water
  • salt to taste


  • 500 g minced beef and pork meat
  • 2 onions
  • salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste


Dough preparation

  • Knead a dough from flour, egg, water and salt in a food processor.
  • Form the dough into a ball, cover with a cloth and let rest for 30 minutes.
  • Preparation of filling: chop the onion, add to the minced meat.
  • Season with salt and pepper.

Pelmeni preparation

  • Make 3 sausage rolls from the dough.
  • Cut the rolls into pieces.
  • Form these pieces into a circle by pressing.
  • Roll out thinly on the work surface dusted with flour.
  • Place the minced meat filling in the center of each circle.
  • Fold the circle and press the edges together.
  • Place the finished kneaded pelmeni on a baking sheet dusted with flour or lined with baking paper.
  • Boil the pelmeni in salted water with a peeled onion, bay leaf and a few peppercorns for about 7-10 minutes.
  • Remove with a slotted spoon and arrange on a plate.


Pelmeni can be served with sour cream or ketchup.


  • Food processor
  • Kitchen towel
  • Pastry roller
  • Knife
  • cutting board
  • Bowl

* The nutritional values in this recipe are approximate and may differ slightly from the actual value.

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