Khinkali (Ground Meat Filled Pasta Pockets)

Recipe by Member 610488
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Knead together the filling you have chosen and about 7 tbsp lukewarm water.
  • Prepare a smooth dough from the flour and the salted water. Roll it out thinly and cut out 6 inch circles using a plate.
  • Place about 2 tbsp filling in center of round, and fold edges of dough over filling, creating pleats in dough as you go, until filling is covered.
  • Holding dumpling in the palm of one hand, grasp top of dumpling where pleats meet and twist to seal pleats and form a knot at top of dumpling. Repeat with remaining dough rounds and filling.
  • Put the khinkali in a large pan with boiling, lightly salted water and simmer gently, gently agitating them with a wooden spoon now and again.
  • When the khinkali float to the surface, continue to simmer for about 6 more minutes. Total time should be about 8 minutes.
  • Remove from the water with a wire skimmer, sprinkle black pepper over each and serve hot with cold beer.
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