Cooking with fiction and fantasy: a recipe for fried dumplings
What are pelmeni, knowalmost all residents of the Old and New World. A traditional Russian dish is the hallmark of our national cuisine. Pieces of meat wrapped in a thin circle of dough and plastered in the form of a hat with fields, boiled in boiling water and served with sour cream, butter or pepper and vinegar - that can be tastier and more customary! However, this dish has its own varieties.
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Firstly, "meat ears" (so the names are translateddishes from the language of some indigenous peoples of Siberia) you can not only cook, but also fry. Secondly, the recipe for fried dumplings also exists far from being a single copy. They differ both in the manner of frying, and in the composition of the main components of the dish. For example, the so-called "Chinese dumplings". They though are similar to ours, Russian, but can quite be considered as an original dish. The recipe for fried dumplings "in Chinese" includes minced meat and vegetables. We used to put only onions, sometimes some garlic and spices. But the culinary experts of the Middle Kingdom add grated carrots, cabbage and spinach, herbs. Chinese cuisine is quite sharp. And their recipe for fried dumplings recommends not to regret the chili pepper, mixing it with spices such as cumin, lemongrass, ginger. Can you imagine what flavorful dish turns out in the end? As for meat, it is suggested to take it as an assorted type: pork with beef or lamb. And you can take shrimp or fish fillet instead of animal meat. This is a special recipe for fried dumplings that has existed since time immemorial in Asian cuisine. And now more.
So, you have a medium-fat meat(one grade or several) to pass through a meat grinder or finely cut. Grate 1 large carrot. Shred 200 grams of cabbage and 1 onion. Minced meat from all components to mix. Salt. Add spices and pepper. Knead the usual tight dough, be sure to drive into the flour a few eggs. Roll it into a ball and leave it for 20 minutes for "rest". Then cut off a small piece and roll it well into a layer no more than 0.2 mm thick. Cut circles from the layer with a neck of a glass, put the stuffing in them, pinch the edges so that you have small, tidy patties.See that they do not turn out thick-skinned! Then put in a grill, add oil and fry until golden brown. And to make the dumplings juicy and tender, then they should be put on the bars and brought to full steam. After that, you can still fry them a little once - so that the crust crunches. Or this recipe for fried dumplings allows this option: boil almost until cooked, drain the water and allow it to drain, then into a frying pan and fry. It turns out not just delicious, but very tasty!
Dumplings with egg-onion filling
Have you ever eat fried dumplings, the recipe of which as a mince suggests using an onion-egg mixture? Then let's try! The dough is made ordinary. And the filling includes:
- eggs - 5-6 pieces (large);
- vegetable oil - several tablespoons;
- salt, pepper, seasoning - to taste;
- green onions - big bunch;
- 3 clove of garlic.
In a hot frying pan add oil, pour outgarlic and fry so that the corresponding flavor appears. In a bowl, pour the contents of eggs, add salt and pepper, seasonings, whisk with a whisk so that everything mixes well. Pour into a frying pan and fry, stirring, for 40 seconds (the eggs should gently "grab"). Sprinkle the onion and bring everything to the ready, but without fried crust. Put the minced meat on a plate, let it cool down. Then, as usual, the dough is rolled out, the circles are cut out, the filling is put in them. How to look such fried dumplings - the recipe with a photo you clearly shows. Then make them edible in one of the ways convenient for you: fry and boil or boil first, then fry until crisp. In both cases, a grill will help you.
By the way, such advice to you, the owners, advice: in order to avoid overdrying the dough, in a slightly fried dish add the sour cream: the crust at the dumplings will be golden, and they themselves - gentle and soft, melting in the mouth.