Russian Pirozkhi with Meat & Cheese Filling

A fantastic Russian Pirozkhi with meat & Cheese filling. Pirozkhi is like a filled bread which is pinch sealed. This recipe has methods to bake or deep fry. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion #PakolaFullCreamMilk

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Prepare Dough:

-Pakola Full Cream Milk lukewarm 1 Cup

-Khameer (Instant yeast) 1 & ½ tbs

-Sugar 1 tbs

-Anday ki zardi (Egg yolks) 2

-Makhan (Butter) melted ¼ Cup

-Maida (All-purpose flour) sifted 3 Cups

-Namak (Salt) 1 & ½ tsp

-Water 2-3 tbs or as required

-Cooking oil 1 tsp

Prepare Beef & Cheese Filling:

-Cooking oil 3-4 tbs

-Pyaz (Onion) chopped 1 Cup

-Lehsan (Garlic) chopped 1 tbs

-Beef qeema (Mince) 400g

-Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste

-Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) 1 tsp

-Soya (Dill) chopped 2 tbs

-Cheddar cheese grated 1 Cup

-Mozzarella cheese grated ½ Cup

-Cooking oil 1 tsp

-Cooking oil for frying

-Anday ki zardi (Egg Yolk) 1

-Pakola Full Cream Milk 1-2 tbs



Prepare Dough:

-In a small jug,add milk,instant yeast,sugar & mix well,cover and let it rest for 4-5 minutes.

-Add egg yolks,melted butte,whisk well & set aside.

-In a bowl,add all-purpose flour,salt & mix well.

-Gradually add yeast & egg mixture,mix well and knead until dough is formed.

-If required,add water & knead dough again until smooth (4-5 minutes).

-Grease with cooking oil,cover & let it proof for 1 hour (warm place).

Prepare Beef & Cheese Filling:

-In a frying pan,add cooking oil,onion & mix well.

-Add garlic,mix well & sauté until onions are translucent.

-Add beef mince and mix well until it changes color.

-Add salt,black pepper powder and mix well,cover & cook on medium flame medium flame for 8-10 minutes then cook on high flame until it dries up.

-Add dill & mix well.

-Let it cool.

-Add cheddar cheese,mozzarella cheese,mix well & set aside.

-Knead dough again until smooth,grease hand with oil and knead dough again.

-Sprinkle dry flour,take a small dough (60g of dough),make a ball,sprinkle dry flour & roll out with the help of rolling pin (roll it to approx. 6-inches).

-Add prepared filling (3 tbs) into the center,apply water on the edges,lift up the dough,press the dough together to seal the filling inside then pinch & seal the edges (makes 12-14).

-Cover with kitchen cloth & let them rest for 10 minutes.

Option # 1: Fried Piroshki

-In a wok,heat cooking oil (160C) & fry on medium flame from both sides until golden brown.

Option # 2: Baked Piroshki

-In egg yolk,add milk and whisk well.

-On piroshki,apply with the help of the brush.

-Bake in preheated oven at 200C for 20 minutes.

-Serve with tomato ketchup or mayo garlic sauce!



Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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