Pelmeni: Russian Dumplings Delight

Dish recipes: Pelmeni

Embark on a flavorful journey to Russia with Pelmeni, exquisite dumplings that have been a staple in Russian cuisine for centuries. Learn to craft these bite-sized wonders and experience the taste of Russian tradition.


1 lb (about 454g) Ground Beef and Pork Mix

2 cups All-Purpose Flour

2 Eggs

1/2 cup Water

1 Onion, finely chopped

Salt and Pepper to taste

Sour Cream and Dill for serving


Prepare Filling:

Mix ground beef and pork with chopped onions, salt, and pepper to create a savory filling.

Make Dough:

Combine flour, eggs, and water to form a smooth, elastic dough. Let it rest.

Assemble Pelmeni:

Roll out the dough, cut circles, add a small amount of filling, and fold into a half-moon shape. Pinch the edges to seal.

Boil to Perfection:

Boil pelmeni in salted water until they float to the surface, indicating they are cooked.


Serve Pelmeni hot, garnished with sour cream and dill. These dumplings are a delightful blend of textures and flavors.

Pelmeni isn't just a dish it's a piece of Russian culinary heritage. Enjoy the warmth and comfort of traditional Russian flavors with each bite.