Ukrainian Pyrih with Cabbage Filling

Recipe by Olha7397
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
YIELD: 1 Pyrih
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • DOUGH: Dissolve the sugar in the lukewarm water, sprinkle the yeast over it, and let it stand for 10 minutes.
  • Cool the milk to lukewarm and combine it with the yeast.
  • Add the eggs, cream, salt, and sugar.
  • Mix well.
  • Work the butter into the flour until crumbly.
  • Add the first mixture and mix quickly to form a soft dough, handling it as little as possible.
  • DO NOT KNEAD.
  • Place the dough on a floured board and divide into 2 equal parts.
  • Roll each part into a rectangle about 1/3 inch thick.
  • Place one part of the rolled dough on a greased baking sheet.
  • 9 x 13 inch pan.
  • Spread the cabbage filling over it.
  • Cover with the other part of the rolled dough.
  • Seal the edges well on all sides.
  • Prick the top lightly in several places.
  • Cover and set it in a warm place to rise until light.
  • This will take about 1 hour.
  • Bake in a moderate over (350 degree F) for about 40 minutes.
  • Cut into squares and serve warm.
  • CABBAGE FILLING: Shred the cabbage very finely, sprinkle with salt, and let it stand for 15 minutes.
  • Squeeze it dry.
  • Cook the onion in the butter until tender.
  • Add the cabbage and cook until it is tender but not overcooked.
  • Mix in the lemon juice.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Stir in the hard cooked eggs.
  • If desired, some chopped, cooked ham or chopped, cooked mushrooms may be added to this filling in place of eggs.
  • Traditional Ukrainian Cooking.
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