Poltava-style dumplings: what to add to the dough to make the dish puffy
Varenyky is a very tasty dish that every hostess knows how to cook. In order for the dough to be puffy, be sure to add baking soda. You can use any kind of filling.
Tip: to make the dough puffy, add baking soda and fresh yeast to the base!
- kefir - 500 ml
- flour - 700 g
- baking soda - 0.5 tsp.
- fresh yeast - 15 g
- salt - 1 tsp.
- Potatoes, liver, cabbage, cheese, berries, etc.
Method of preparation:
1. Dissolve salt, sugar and yeast in warm kefir. Mix flour with baking soda, add to the kefir gradually and knead the dough. Cover with a lid and leave for 20 minutes.
2. Divide the dough into 4 pieces, sprinkle with a little flour. Roll each piece into a sausage, cut into 8-12 pieces (depending on the desired size of the dumplings). Roll each piece, put the filling and form a dumpling.
3. Steam the dumplings for 5-7 minutes.
Transfer the dumplings to a bowl and brush with butter!
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