How to cook fried dumplings?
Every Russian family dumplings, in spite of their caloric content, are one of the most popular dishes. They are treated as family and guests.
In the world there are many different kinds of foods, recipes and ways to cook it in a slow cooker, the oven and even the microwave. The Italians cook the ravioli, the Chinese Jiao-zi, and Lithuanians koldunai. But despite such odd names, they all are made from dough and meat.
Recently a large popularity of fried dumplings in the pan. This method of cooking gives the dumplings an unusual rich taste and unique flavor.
Features cooking fried dumplings
To prepare this dish a snap. The main thing – not to overdo pan-fried dumplings, then they will be juicy and crispy.
For preparation will need:
- 200 grams beef (fresh);
- 200 grams pork (fresh);
- 1 chicken egg;
- 2 white medium onions;
- 3-5 cloves of garlic;
- allspice: whole or ground black.
For the filling to be tasty before you cook the fried dumplings, must be removed from beef and pork all the films and fat. Then the meat should be thoroughly washed under the tap and cut with a sharp knife into pieces of medium size.
Peeled onion should be cut into four parts. Meat with onions skip through Mincer and add to the crushed using spadefoot toad garlic. If not the grinder, then you can make stuffing with a kitchen knife. They will need to be carefully chopped pieces of meat. The work is fairly long, but the meat will be very juicy.
Interesting! Dumplings with minced meat more juicy, fragrant, have a pleasant aftertaste.
Grind the ingredients you need to season with salt and pepper and mix well, add the egg. A mixture of ground beef can be mixed in a blender. This will make the meat more uniform, with no extra lumps.
Tip! To fried dumplings had less calories, better to choose a meat bird.
For the test you should take:
- 1 egg;
- 2-3 cups wheat flour;
- 100-200 ml of cooled boiled water;
To prepare the fried dumplings in the pan, the recipe listed above, you will need to knead the elastic dough. Do it best on a smooth flat surface. To do this, in the middle of the table to put all the amount of sifted flour and collect it in the slide. In the center of the mound to make a small indentation, add the egg, salt and slightly warm water, and then mix well.
The resulting ball of dough should be wrapped in plastic wrap and put on a few minutes in a warm place to sit and reached the desired condition. The dough should have an elastic consistency and keep good form.
Cook the ravioli can be both manually and using special molds called pelmennica. The process of modeling is very interesting, but at the same time and very responsible. In order dish turned out beautiful, before you can make fried dumplings, you need to cut a small piece of dough and shape it into a sausage. The resulting strip should be cut into small pieces and roll each in a small amount of flour.
Each ball should roll out with rolling pin to squeeze out from it a round shape. This can be done with glass.
Tip! If you decided to make a few servings, then the fastest way to roll out a large thin layer and to squeeze out of him at one time a few circles.
In the middle of each piece you need to put 1 to 2 teaspoons of filling. Edge of the future of the dumpling gently to combine and press firmly. If you do not adhere to these rules in the process of cooking, dumplings can fall apart.
Once all training is complete, you can start frying.
You need to take:
- sunflower oil;
- 20 pieces of dumplings;
- a glass of water.
Before you cook the fried dumplings in the pan, it is necessary to pour a small amount of oil and put dumplings into it.
It is best before cooking them to freeze. On top you need salt and pepper according to your taste.
You should fry on medium heat until Golden brown (just don't overdo).
Once achieved the desired result, in a frying pan to pour water and increase the flame. The pan it should tightly close the lid and wait until it boils away all the water. Once the liquid is gone, the dumplings can be considered cooked.
Fried dumplings in a slow cooker
If you don't want after cooking dumplings in the pan to wash the gas stove, can use slow cooker. Fried dumplings, the recipe of which is presented below, to be not worse than on the stove.
At the bottom of the bowl to pour a small amount of oil. Frozen dumplings to decompose so that they do not lay on each other. Next you need to close the lid and set the mode "Frying".
Fried dumplings are cooked in a slow cooker for five minutes on each side. This is enough time to get a delicious Golden crust.
After cooking the slow cooker should be turned off, and dumplings lay on a paper napkin. It is necessary to remove all the unnecessary fat.
In a slow cooker dish is fragrant and crispy.
Alternatively, you can try to cook fried dumplings in the microwave. This method can be used in cases when there is no time to stand over the stove or just want to try something new.
For preparation will need:
- clay pot;
- 0.5 liters of cold boiled water;
- 100-200 grams of cheese;
First you need to heat water and pour it in the semis. Dumplings in the microwave, fried, for this recipe, I must cook for 5-7 minutes.
As soon as the allotted time, the pot must be removed and separate the ravioli using the colander. The remaining broth can not be poured down the sink and make it a sauce.
Prepared semi-finished products should be put on a plate and sprinkle with grated (pre-frozen) butter and spices. Put the bowl back in the already heated oven and turn on the Grill. Keep at this temperature for an average of five minutes.
Once the allotted time runs out, the dumplings need to remove and drain the broth appeared again. Top again sprinkle with a little oil and cheese. Put down for 3-4 minutes.
Keep the dish in the microwave till it forms a Golden crust. Fried dumplings are tastier if they cook the sauce-based broth.
You need to take 0.5 liters of fluid, which boiled dumplings, add one tablespoon fat mayonnaise, one tablespoon of flour and vinegar. Also you can chop some herbs and mix well. The resulting mixture should be warmed in the microwave and serve with the main dish.
Dumplings fried in the oven
Dumplings roasted in the oven very flavorful and not like those prepared in a traditional way. To the guests were delighted with the food, you need to take seriously the preparation of the dough, stuffing and filling.
For the dough you need:
- 4-5 cups of flour;
- a couple of fresh eggs;
- 300 ml of cold water;
- 800 grams pork tenderloin;
- two onions;
- 70 – 80 gr. pasteurized milk;
- the pepper and salt.
- 100 g no fat sour cream;
- 100 g. lean mayonnaise;
- one small onion;
- 100 g of hard cheese varieties.
Before you prepare the fried dumplings in the oven, the meat should be cut into cubes and mince at least twice. This will make the meat pastyou consistency.
Stuffing salt, pepper and mix thoroughly. Next, add in the milk and grated on a fine grater onion. This will give the filling juiciness and flavor.
The dough is prepared according to the previously described recipe. Formed dumplings placed in a glass pot with melted butter and place in the oven for 20 minutes. The cooking temperature should not be below 200 degrees.
The dumplings after 10 minutes cooking in the oven turn them over and add them in the water. After that, the pan should be removed and add the pre-cooked filling.
To do this, peel the onion and cut it into thin half-rings. Combine it with salt, mayonnaise and sour cream. Mix well.
Pan place into the oven for 20 minutes, but at minimum fire. To master this recipe is not difficult!
Fried dumplings have a great caloric content. Anyone who watching their waistlines, it is not recommended to use them frequently and in large portions.