Vareniki Recipe

Vareniki is a popular Russian recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Vareniki by following this easy recipe.
Vareniki Recipe
Preparation Time 30 Minutes
Cooking Time 35 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • For The Dough:
  • 2-3 cups Flour
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1 tsp Salt

    For The Potato Filling:
  • 3 medium Potatoes
  • 1 medium Onion (chopped)
  • 20 g Butter
  • Salt and Pepper (to taste)

    For The Cabbage Filling:
  • 1/4 Cabbage (sliced into slivers)
  • 25 g Butter
  • Salt and Pepper (to taste)
How to make Vareniki:
  • Knead smooth and elastic dough by combining flour, egg, milk, and salt together.
  • Boil and mash potatoes.
  • Add butter, salt, and pepper.
  • Fry the onion and mix with the potatoes. Set aside.
  • To make the cabbage filling, heat butter in a frying pan and stir fry cabbage until cooked.
  • Sprinkle salt and pepper. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Divide the dough into 2 cm small balls. Roll out each piece into small thin circles of approximately 3 cm radius and 2-3 mm thick.
  • Take 1 full tsp of potato filling and place in the centre of each dough.
  • Fold it from half sealing their edges completely. Place them on a floured board.
  • Stuff half of the dough pieces with potato filling and the rest with cabbage filling.
  • Boil water in a large pot.
  • Drop the pockets in boiling water in small batches and cook until they float onto the surface for about 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove gently and place on a serving dish.
  • Coat with butter and garnish with chopped parsley.
  • Serve hot.