About the Dish:
Manti is a traditional Turkish dish that consists of small dumplings filled with ground meat, typically beef or lamb, and served with a sauce and yogurt. The dumplings are handmade and are usually boiled or steamed. Manti is a popular dish in Turkish cuisine and is often enjoyed as a main course or as part of a mezze spread.
|Ground beef or lamb||500g|
|Onion, finely chopped||1|
|Garlic cloves, minced||3|
|All-purpose flour||2 cups|
|Black pepper||1/2 teaspoon|
|Parsley, chopped||1/4 cup|
- Step 1: In a bowl, combine the ground beef or lamb, finely chopped onion, minced garlic cloves, salt, and black pepper. Mix well to combine.
- Step 2: In a separate bowl, combine the all-purpose flour, egg, and a pinch of salt. Gradually add water and knead the dough until it becomes soft and smooth. Let the dough rest for 30 minutes.
- Step 3: Roll out the dough on a floured surface until it is very thin. Cut the dough into small squares, about 2×2 inches in size.
- Step 4: Place a small amount of the meat filling in the center of each square. Fold the square in half to form a triangle and pinch the edges to seal.
- Step 5: Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the dumplings and cook for about 10-15 minutes, or until the dumplings float to the surface.
- Step 6: In a small saucepan, melt the butter. Add the minced garlic and cook until fragrant. Remove from heat.
- Step 7: Serve the cooked dumplings with the melted butter and garlic sauce, yogurt, and chopped parsley. Enjoy!