Total time: 1 hour
Cook :10 minutes
Serves : 4
Manti is delicious and to prepare this meal takes time but it’s worth it! Easy to- follow pasta dough for stuffed pastry .Step by step explain how to make Tasty Manti with photos from mommy cook for me.
THE PASTRY INGREDIENTS and DIRECTIONS
2 cups all-purpose Flour
1 cup Water
1 Tsp salt ,
1 cup extra all-purpose flour for dusting.
Put the egg in the flour of the centre in a bowl ,add water ,salt. Knead it until a stiff dough about 6-8 minutes .Cover a tea towel or plastic wrap ,let the dough to rest for 10 minutes.
THE STUFFING INGREDIENTS
250 Gr ground beef or ground lamb or another lean ground meat
1 Onion chopped
1 tsp sea salt to taste and a pinch red pepper flakes, black pepper
1 tbsp Fresh mint, chopped or 1 tsp dried mint flakes
Add the ground meat ,the chopped onion ,salt ,pepper ,mint in a bowl and mix all of them , set aside it .
THE TOMATO PASTE SOUCE INGREDIENTS and DIRECTIONS
1 small size Onion ,chopped
3 Tbsp butter
1 Tbsp tomato paste
1 Tsp red pepper paste
3 -4 Tbsp water
Melt the butter in a little saucepan over the medium heat , add onion and fry the chopped onion until golden yellow then add the tomato paste, the red pepper paste ,the water and then cook for 1-2 minutes.Set aside.
THE YOGURT SAUCE INGREDIENTS and DIRECTIONS
250 gr. plain thickened yogurt < Turkish style yogurt or Greek style yogurt.>
1-2 cloves garlic ,crushed
Salt to taste
In a separate bowl , combine the yogurt , garlic , and salt to taste . Set aside it .
1- On a floured board or surface ,roll out the dough to 3 mm in thickness with a rolling pin and make a sheet .Cut the sheet a long strips 2 cm wide and then cut into squares .Place a tiny size of the meat filling in the centre of each square .
2- For Make to Fold the Dumplings : Fold diagonally to form a triangle shape or star shape. Press edges firmly together to seal the dumplings .
3- When all of the dough has been filled , sprinkle more flour over the dumplings and boil the water a large, deep saucepan over a high heat and add 1 tbsp sea salt.
4- Add the dumplings in the boiled water cook until the dumplings rise to the surface about for 10 -15 minutes. Remove from the heat .Strain the manti with a strainer and transfer to a serving plate.
5- Serve the manti with the tomato paste sauce and yogurt sauce .
Place the all-purpose flour ,egg , water, sea salt in a large bowl and knead .
Roll out the dough and cut the sheet into squares.
Put a tiny size of the meat filling in the centre of each squares and fold diagonally to form a triangle shape or star shape.