Salty dumplings with cottage cheese: the best Ukrainian recipe

Tetiana KoziukFood
Salted dumplings. Source: recipesfromeurope.com

Homemade dumplings are prepared with different fillings. The traditional one is cottage cheese, which can be made sweet and salty. However, the most important thing is to prepare a successful soft and elastic dough, which will not fall apart.

Food blogger Oksana Cherpak (cherpak_oksana) on her Instagram page shared a recipe for dumplings with salted cottage cheese.

Recipe for dumplings with salted cottage cheese


  • flour - 300 g (+100 g for kneading)
  • water - 120-150 ml (room temperature)
  • salt - 0.5 tsp.
  • baking soda


  • cottage cheese - 350 g
  • lard - 100 g
  • onion - 2 pcs
  • sour cream - 200 g
  • black pepper, dry garlic

Method of preparation:

1. To prepare the dough, dissolve salt in chilled water.

Dough for homemade dumplings

2. Sift the flour into a bowl, add baking soda and make indentations in the mixture. Gradually pour in water, stirring constantly with a spoon. Then knead the elastic dough with your hands, adding the remaining flour. Cover the finished dough with a napkin and leave it for 20 minutes.

3. To prepare the filling, mix cottage cheese, salt, pepper, dry garlic and fried onion.

Homemade dumplings

4. Knead the dough, roll out into a layer and cut out circles. Make dumplings with filling.

5. Boil the dumplings.

Ready made dish

6. Serve ready dumplings with scallions, onions and sour cream. Bon appetit!

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