Vareniki – Ukrainian dumplings with blueberries

4 persons | 40 minutes

Ukrainian ones don’t always have to be stuffed with meat. Here comes a light and fruity variant. The blueberries, with their intense sweet and sour taste, go perfectly with the thin, delicate dough. They taste best with a little butter, a dollop of sour cream or honey.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 3 votes )
Vareniki – Ukrainian dumplings with blueberries
Vareniki – Ukrainian dumplings with blueberries

4 persons | 40 minutes

Ukrainian ones don’t always have to be stuffed with meat. Here comes a light and fruity variant. The blueberries, with their intense sweet and sour taste, go perfectly with the thin, delicate dough. They taste best with a little butter, a dollop of sour cream or honey.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 3 votes )

Ingredients

  • 400 g flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 200-250 ml water
  • 1½ tbsp vegetable oil
  • 250 g blueberries
  • 50-75 g sugar

Instructions

  1. Sieve the flour into a bowl, add salt and mix.
  2. Boil and pour in the water.
  3. Add the vegetable oil, stir well and knead into a smooth and elastic dough.
  4. Roll the dough into a ball, using a towel cover and leave to rise for approx. 30-40 minutes.
  5. Select the blueberries, wash them and dab them dry on kitchen paper.
  6. Then roll out the dough thinly with the rolling pin.
  7. Use the upside-down glass to cut out circles with a diameter of approx. 10-12 cm .
  8. Place 2-3 teaspoons of blueberries in the center of each circle of dough.
  9. Sprinkle a little sugar on top, leaving the edges untouched.
  10. Then fold the circle of dough in half and press the edges firmly together.
  11. Spot with water Fill and bring to the boil.
  12. Add Wareniki to the boiling water and simmer for approx. 3-4 minutes.
  13. Then place the dumplings on a plate with a slotted spoon.
  14. Sweet Wareniki with a little butter, a dollop of sour cream or with Hon ig enjoy.

Utensils

  • bowl
  • flour sieve
  • towel
  • rolling pin
  • glass 10-12 cm diameter
  • pan