Dumplings from cottage cheese in chernihiv


Dumplings from cottage cheese in Chernihiv

Dumplings from cottage cheese in Chernigov is our family recipe. These are unusual dumplings, and they also do not look like lazy dumplings with cottage cheese. We will bake them in the oven, but in sour cream - it is incredibly tasty. Just imagine, my grandmother baked such dumplings in the oven with homemade sour cream and butter, their taste, of course, cannot be compared with anything. But I’ll try to tell you how to cook no less tasty and fragrant dumplings from cottage cheese in the conditions of city apartments.


  • cottage cheese - 500 grams;
  • egg - 2 pieces;
  • flour - 1 cup;
  • butter - 3 tablespoons;
  • sugar - 3 tablespoons;
  • sour cream - 0.5 cups;
  • a pinch of salt.

Dumplings from cottage cheese in Chernigov style. Step by step recipe

  1. Grind the cottage cheese through a sieve, add eggs, sugar and a tablespoon of melted butter, mix well.
  2. Pour flour into the resulting mass and knead the dough. If there is little flour, add at your discretion, it all depends on the fat content of the cottage cheese.
  3. Put the curd dough on a table sprinkled with flour and cut into equal parts.
  4. Then roll each part in the form of a thin sausage, flatten slightly, cut into small diamonds.
  5. Dip the dumplings in boiling water, and cook until they pop up.
  6. Put the cooked dumplings in a pan, pour sour cream and melted butter, bake in the oven until golden brown. This will take no more than 10-15 minutes.
  7. I put the pan on a small baking tray with water so that the dumplings are steamed and not burnt.

Serve the cottage cheese dumplings warm. The dish is healthy, tasty, satisfying and aromatic. You will cook and remember my native Chernigov and its colorful recipes! "Very tasty" wishes you bon appetit! And be sure to try making delicious crispy oatmeal buns and Turkish bagels.

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