Russian Potato Vareniki recipe Vareniky– it looks like pelmeny however inside the pastry there is no meat but berries, potato or curds. You will need: 2 pounds potatoes, boileded, 2 onions chopped , 1 stick margarine or butter , Salt and pepper to taste , 2 cups flour, Vegetable oil.
Preparation : Boil potatoes until soft and put them through a potato ricer. Saute onion in margarine or butter until soft Add 1/2 onions to the potatoes and season with salt and pepper. Sift flour and salt into a bowl. Add vegetable oil and enough water to make a soft dough and mix until the dough no longer sticks to the hands. Cover dough and let sit for 15 minutes. Roll out dough on a floured board to a 1/4-inch thickness. Cut dough into small squares and place a dollop of potato mixture in the center of each square. Fold dough, pinch ends to form a triangle. Then put Russian Potato Vareniki into boiling water and boil for 10 minutes. When Russian Potato Vareniki are cooked, drain and serve with the remaining sauteed onions on top.