Turkish Dumblings (Manti)

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Ingredients

For the Dough;
  • 1 cup of whole wheat flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ cup lukewarm water
For the Filling;
  • 200g ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped finely
  • ¼ bunch parsley, chopped finely
  • ½ tsp salt
  • A pinch of black pepper
  • 1 tsp pepper paste
For Yogurt Sauce:
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 2 cloves garlic, mashed
  • A pinch of salt

For Butter Sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tsp red pepper flakes or chili, sweet or hot
  • 1 tsp dried mint
  • 4 cups water to boil dumplings

How to make Turkish Ravioli / Dumblings

  1. Mix flour, egg and salt.
  2. Add water little by little and mix with your hand.
  3. Knead it well until you have a bit tough dough. You can add extra water or flour to have this result.
  4. Make a ball from it and roll it out not so thin, about 2mm thick.
  5. Cut it first into strips, then into small squares.
  6. Place a little filling on each square.
  7. Close them up patiently.
  8. Heat 4 cups of water in a pot and add dumplings when it boils.
  9. Boil them until soften for about 10 minutes.
  10. Transfer them into plates with a slotted spoon.
  11. Mix all ingredients for yogurt sauce.
  12. Melt butter and add in olive oil. Add in dried mint and red pepper flakes, stir. Take it after about 20 seconds.
  13. Pour some yogurt on dumplings and drizzle a little oil sauce over it before serving.
  14. ENJOY!

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