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Majestic Manti Delight

Manti Recipe

About the Dish:

Manti is a traditional Turkish dish consisting of small dumplings filled with ground meat and spices. These dumplings are usually served with a yogurt sauce, melted butter, and garlic. Manti is a popular dish that can be found in many Turkish households and restaurants. The dough for the dumplings is rolled out thinly and then filled with a mixture of ground meat, onion, garlic, and various spices. The dumplings are then boiled until cooked and served hot with the yogurt sauce and melted butter. Manti is a flavorful and comforting dish that is perfect for a special occasion or a cozy family dinner.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Amount
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 500mg
Total Carbohydrates 30g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 2g
Protein 15g


Ingredient Quantity
Ground Meat 500g
Onion 1 medium
Garlic 3 cloves
Spices (such as cumin, paprika, and black pepper) To taste
Flour 500g
Yogurt 200g
Butter 100g

Cooking Instructions:

  • Step 1: In a bowl, combine the ground meat, finely chopped onion, minced garlic, and spices. Mix well until all the ingredients are evenly incorporated.
  • Step 2: On a clean surface, sprinkle some flour and roll out the dough thinly. Cut the dough into small squares.
  • Step 3: Place a small spoonful of the meat mixture in the center of each dough square. Fold the edges of the square over the filling to form a small dumpling.
  • Step 4: Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Carefully place the dumplings into the boiling water and cook until they float to the surface, about 5-7 minutes.
  • Step 5: While the dumplings are cooking, melt the butter in a small saucepan. In a separate bowl, whisk together the yogurt and minced garlic.
  • Step 6: Remove the cooked dumplings from the water using a slotted spoon and transfer them to a serving dish. Pour the melted butter over the dumplings and top with the yogurt sauce.
  • Step 7: Serve the manti hot and enjoy!

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