Article Contents

  • 1 The homemade ravioli better purchased
  • 2 dough for ravioli
    • 2.1 cooking tips
    • 2.2 How kneading
    • 2.3 Cooking ground beef
  • 3 Cooking dumplings

our grandmothers to cook dumplings with their own hands, the recipes were not needed - is the ability to simply passed on from generation to generation by teaching their children.Today dumplings do not every woman is taken at home, because women today are very busy.But, sometimes it is worth to highlight a couple of hours trying to surprise and please the family.

The best homemade ravioli purchased

There are several reasons why it is better to cook homemade ravioli, you buy in the store ready:

  • delicious homemade ravioli (for example, they have more toppings);
  • you know exactly what they are made;
  • they are cheaper;
  • always fresh (at least, if they are in the freezer, you know how long they are there);
  • to cook dumplings, you can gather the whole family, and family labor always brings.

Of course, one might

wonder: Does not harmful homemade dumplings, because of their calorie content is quite high?Put it this way - if you eat them in the morning and not more than 200 grams, then your figure they do not hurt.How many calories in dumplings, depends on the ingredients: the number of eggs, flour varieties, the type of fat and meat (eg lamb fatter beef).Dumplings with minced chicken are lower in calories than pork.

dough for ravioli

dough Recipes for delicious dumplings quite a lot, but we consider traditional.In order to get a tasty dish, you need to take into account a number of nuances.

cooking tips

  • first and most important rule - to knead the dough in a warm room, so that all the ingredients are well interacted.Therefore, before you cook dumplings at home, close all windows.
  • Knead the dough only warm water or heat the milk, otherwise the ingredients will be more difficult to connect.
  • After kneading the dough ready to put in a warm place 30 minutes to gluten should be a "sold out", and the dough has become elastic and sticky enough.
    dough for ravioli can be kneaded and bread maker - so you do not have to expend energy (after all, it's pretty difficult task), and it settles the right time in the heat, because the desired temperature regime created in the oven.Simply pour into the mold first all liquid ingredients, then dry (or vice versa, if required by the instruction of your model) and set the mode of "dough."
  • check by press the dough with your finger: if is a dimple, then it is ready, if the spring out back, so it is not yet sufficiently elastic (immature test more difficult to work - when rolling out it always strives skukozhilas).
believed that the steeper the dough, so it tastes better in dumplings.But do not overdo it - if it will be too steep, because it will be very difficult to sculpt.

How kneading

In order to make the dough turned out "right", it is necessary to comply with the proportions and how it should be ProMes.

You will need:

  • flour - 3 cups (depending on the variety - and may need more);
  • water - ½ cup;
  • milk - ½ cup;
  • egg - 1 pc;
  • vegetable oil - 1 tsp;
  • salt - 1 teaspoon.


  1. Pour into a bowl of warm water and milk to break the egg and add salt.Stir to dissolve the salt.
  2. Sift the flour on the table, or in a large bowl, make a recess in the hill and pour back the previously prepared solution.
  3. First mix everything with a spoon, then hybrids little hands.Add vegetable oil (it gives elasticity) and continue kneading.If you knead into bread maker, pour the oil directly on the mixer (check box that turns and knead the dough).
  4. Leave on for 30-40 minutes in a warm place and start to do stuffing.

Cooking ground beef

Recipe for dumplings at home allows the use of any meat, but is considered a traditional minced pork and beef.

You will need:

  • pork (fillet) - 500g;
  • beef (fillet) - 500g;
  • onions - 2 large heads;
  • water (cold) - 1 cup;
  • salt and spices - to taste.


  1. Rinse the meat under running water.Carefully it can not drain - the water will still be useful in stuffing.
  2. Remove the film and veins (though many fans ravioli veins do not confuse in the stuffing).If you think not enough meat fat, you can add a little lard.
  3. Chop the meat by hand or scroll in a meat grinder (through a net average).To give greater softness ground meat can be skipped twice.
  4. scroll through a meat grinder onion (or cut into small cubes).Some housewives are added to the minced meat a little finely chopped cabbage, to give juiciness, but it's up to you.
  5. All the mix, add spices and salt.Optionally, you can finely chop a few cloves of garlic.Leave it for 30 minutes in the refrigerator, covered with foil (tight, so as not dried up).
  6. Remove the beef from the refrigerator and pour in cold water, mix well and knead for a few minutes - it will give him a lightness and softness.Instead of water, you can add milk - it will give a special flavor.

Cooking dumplings

There are several ways to prepare delicious homemade ravioli.

  • Traditional. Roll out dough sausage and cut it into equal pieces.Dip them in flour and roll out the dough with a rolling pin.Put on each "pancake" portion of meat, and closes up by any means: pigtailed, crescent moon, circle, etc.
  • With the help of glasses.Roll out the dough large reservoir and with a round glass make circles of dough.Also lay stuffing dumplings and blind by any means.The remaining dough again blindly into a ball and roll again.The disadvantage of this method is that each time the mix "trim" all the more difficult.
  • With Pelmennica. For quick cooking dumplings on a large family can be an indispensable special adaptation of the round form with hexagonal cells.Roll out the dough large reservoir (not too thin, because then it will have a little stretch) and place it on Pelmennica.Spread the stuffing over the cells, bit prodavlivaya each portion (if not push, the filling may be too small).Put on top of another sheet of dough and a rolling pin roll out the dough until then, until the tread ribs cells.Then beat out the dumplings from the mold by lightly tapping the rolling pin or just your fingers.

After you to stick a couple of hundred dumplings, it's time to put the pot on the stove.Water in it should be about two-thirds of the total, that there was a space for ravioli, and they do not stick together.Throw items into the water one or two (all at once throw is not necessary, otherwise they immediately stick together and pomnutsya) and stir gently with a slotted spoon.Until the moment of boiling them must be periodically interfere, but not too often.After boiling, cook the dumplings with meat for 5-7 minutes (if they are small enough 3 minutes), then quickly remove with a slotted spoon.

Serve homemade ravioli can of broth, sour cream, butter, sprinkle them with green onions, season with garlic sauce, etc.

There are many options for how to make dumplings at home.Here we have considered only the main ones - two kinds of meat, but you can only connect the imagination and, of course, take into account the wishes of his household.