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What can spoil dumpling dough: the most common mistakes

Kateryna YagovychFood
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Homemade dumplings can never be compared to store-bought ones. But not everyone can make them perfect. The problem is in kneading the dough. In some cases, it is simply unfit for consumption. Therefore, the FoodOboz editorial team will tell you about the most common mistakes that simply spoil the dough for dumplings.

Poor quality flour

What can spoil dumpling dough: the most common mistakes

For dumplings, it's best to choose the highest grade of flour. And there is no need to experiment with different types of flour – it is best to choose ordinary wheat flour. Sift the flour before cooking.

Temperature of the dough ingredients

What can spoil dumpling dough: the most common mistakes

To make the dough elastic, the eggs should be cold. Water – no higher than four degrees

Adding salt

What can spoil dumpling dough: the most common mistakes

The dough for dumplings should be fresh. Salt stops the formation of gluten. The dough will not be elastic and will not roll out well. To make it taste salty, you can add minced meat.

Cooking dumplings immediately after kneading

What can spoil dumpling dough: the most common mistakes

After kneading, the dough should be set aside for a while. In just 20 minutes, the gluten will swell enough to make the dough elastic and resilient. It will be very convenient to make dumplings from it. It is very important to cover the dough with a towel during this time so that it does not get airborne.

What can spoil dumpling dough: the most common mistakes

Too much flour

It often seems that the dough is not dense enough. So you want to add more flour right away. But this only leads to the dough clogging up.

What can spoil dumpling dough: the most common mistakes

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