Rssian meat dumplings

Russian meat dumplings

Ready-made russian meat dumplings are always a lifesaver for the hostess at the right moment. The frozen semi-finished product is easy to take out and cook in a few minutes. Homemade dumplings with beef and pork are juicy and tasty if you knead the dough correctly and prepare the filling.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Cuisine Russian
Servings 3 people
Calories 1267 kcal


  • 1 rolling pin
  • 2 mix bowl
  • 1 pot
  • 1 knife
  • 1 chopping board
  • 1 grater
  • 1 dumpling mold


For the dough

  • ¼ liter water hot
  • 600 g flour
  • 1 pc egg
  • 10 g salt
  • 30 ml vegetable oil

For the meat filling

  • 500 g mince pork+beef
  • 2 pcs yellow onion large
  • 60 ml water
  • 10 g salt
  • 1 pinch pepper

For boiling

  • 2-3 pcs bay leaf
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 10 pcs peppercorns
  • 1 pc onion
  • 1.5 liters water for 500 g of dumplings


Preparing the dough

  • Let’s prepare the necessary ingredients.
    Ingredients for russian meat dumpling
  • Mix flour with egg, salt, oil. Then gradually pour in hot water and knead a stiff dough. Cover with a napkin or cling film and let it rest for 40 minutes. This will make the dough elastic and soft, easy to work with.
    600 g flour, 1 pc egg, 10 g salt, 30 ml vegetable oil, ¼ liter water
    Dough for dumplings

Preparing the meat filling

  • Let’s prepare the ingredients for the filling.
    Ingredients for russian meat dumpling
  • In a deep container, lay out the mixed mince, grated onion through a fine grater. Add salt and pepper
    500 g mince, 2 pcs yellow onion, 1 pinch pepper, 10 g salt
    Minced meat, salt, onion,
  • For the juiciness of the mince, pour in the required amount of water, mix and let the filling rest for fifteen minutes.
    60 ml water
    Minced meat for pelmeni

Making dumplings

  • Roll out the dough into a thin layer in the form of a large flatbread and lay it out on a dumpling mold. Put a teaspoon of filling into each indentation.
    Dumpling dough, minced meat
  • Cover with a second thin layer on top and roll out with a rolling pin.
    Modeling of dumplings
  • Turn the dumpling maker over and shake out the blanks onto the cutting surface.
    Blanks for russian meat dumplings

Boiling dumplings

  • Let’s prepare the necessary ingredients for boiling
    2-3 pcs bay leaf, 10 pcs peppercorns, 1.5 liters water, 1 pinch salt
    Ingredients for boiling russian meat dumpling
  • We proceed to boiling. Pour water into a container, bring to a boil. Throw in black peppercorns, bay leaves, a pinch of salt.
    Water, bay leaf, pepper
  • Drop the dumplings, add thinly sliced onion half-rings.
    1 pc onion
    Yellow onion
  • After the dumplings float to the surface, cook them until done for 7-10 minutes.
    Boiling the pelmeni
  • Lay out the ready dumplings in a deep plate along with the broth, adding a little greenery. Such juicy and tasty dumplings can be served without broth, with sour cream if desired.
    Russian meat dumpling


Calories: 1267kcalCarbohydrates: 156gProtein: 49gFat: 47gSaturated Fat: 15gPolyunsaturated Fat: 10gMonounsaturated Fat: 18gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 121mgSodium: 2813mgPotassium: 747mgFiber: 7gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 75IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 78mgIron: 11mg




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