Advice 1: How to cook khinkali in the steamer

Khinkali is a dish that came from the Caucasus. Many people confuse it with dagestanskom Kinkala, it is not necessary to do so, because these are two totally different things. Reminiscent of ravioli, khinkali are found in the kitchens of Georgians, Dagestan peoples, Azerbaijanis, Armenians, Chechens and Ossetians. And to cook this dish quickly and conveniently helps the steamer.
How to cook khinkali in the steamer
You will need
    • steamer;
    • for the dough: 1kg flour
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 tbsp. salt
    • 1 Cup milk
    • 1 tbsp vegetable oil;
    • for the stuffing: 800g beef
    • 600g lamb
    • 2 onions
    • 5 cloves of garlic
    • 1H.l. black pepper
    • 1H.l. red hot pepper
    • 2H.l. cumin
    • 2H.l. coriander
    • 2H.l. salt
    • 2 sprigs of mint
    • a bunch of parsley
    • bunch fresh cilantro
    • 200g beef broth.
Take a container for the dough. Pour into it 1 kg of flour in the center make a well and break in it two eggs. Add the 1 tablespoon of salt. Pour in the mixture a glass of milk, a tablespoon of vegetable oil. Knead the dough until a homogeneous mass.
Sprinkle the working surface of the kitchen table. Put the resulting dough and continue to knead thoroughly, until it will absorb all the flour that was left in the form. To test the dough ready or not – roll the ball out of it, and if it does not spread on the table, so everything is in order. Then cover it with a form in which knead and leave for 40 minutes.
Prepare the stuffing for khinkali. Take 800 g of beef fatter and 600 g lamb. Properly cooked meat is the most important for this dish. Best cut it into small pieces 0.7 cm in length and in width.
Finely chop two onions together with meat, put in a saucepan. Mix. There also put one teaspoon of black pepper, hot red pepper, cumin and two teaspoons of coriander and salt. To the marinating process has begun, stir the stuffing. With a sharp knife, finely chop the garlic and mix with meat.
Prepare the greens for the stuffing. Wash two sprigs of mint, parsley and cilantro. All finely chop and mix with minced meat with your hands.
Add the minced meat 200 g meat stock and leave for 20 minutes.
From the test harness and cut the roll into equal pieces. Roll them with a rolling pin but not too thin to stuffed with beef broth does not leak.
On the circles place 1 tbsp of mince on the middle. Gently lifting the edges, fold them in neat folds at the top and connect in the center to make a knot.
Prepare the steamer. If your miracle machine is not a coating that prevents adhesion, then take out the grates and lubricate them with vegetable oil. On the lower tier lay khinkali, pour the right amount of water in the corresponding tank, turn on the steamer to the network and set the timer for about 30-35 minutes.
After the time is up, put khinkali on a large platter and serve.
Be sure to follow the water level in the steamer. If your meal is not yet prepared, and the water in the tank is gone, it may overheat and be damaged.
Useful advice
In khinkali the most important is the broth, which is obtained inside the test. Therefore, cooking in a double boiler, if you are good they were made, it just will not go away.

Advice 2 : How to cook dumplings in the steamer

Dumplings – traditional Russian dish, which has a lot of fans. To make the dumplings in the steamer is no more difficult than to boil or bake. But, according to doctors, cook for a couple most useful.
How to cook dumplings in the steamer
You will need
    • For the dough:
    • wheat flour of 400 g
    • eggs 2 PCs.
    • water 0.5 Cup
    • salt
    • For stuffing:
    • beef 200 g
    • pork 200 g
    • onion 2 PCs
    • salt and pepper to taste
Sifted flour pour slide, make it deeper, add salt. Beat the eggs, pour a glass of water. Knead the dough until then, until it becomes elastic and stops sticking to your hands. Then cover the dough with a towel and leave for 30-40 minutes.
Cook the stuffing until the dough is "resting". To do this, skip twice through a meat grinder beef and pork. To prepare the dumplings in the steamer , you can use only beef, but in this case it is better to scroll a little fat. Without it, the meat will seem dry. Add to meat salt to taste and black pepper. Clean the onions from the husk, cut into 4 pieces and roll. To make the mince not too steep, pour in a few tablespoons of boiled water and mix well.
Roll out the dough. The layer should be thin but strong. Cut the bowl or glass of smooth circles. In the middle of the circle put a small ball of meat. Edges connect with each other, desipite and turn in "eye".
Do the same with the remaining slices of dough. From scraps of dough to make home-made noodles or dazzle them and roll another layer of dough. Molded dumplings, place on a cutting Board or flat dish sprinkled with flour. Put the dumplings in the cold and let them harden.
In the bowl of a double boiler, pour hot water (this will significantly speed up the cooking process). Put the dumplings in the steamer and turn it on. Dumplings for a couple will be ready in 15 minutes. You can leave them on longer for a long time – half an hour. The dumplings will not fall apart, but the saturated vapor and will be more juicy.
If when cooking meat met the right proportion, it requires quite a bit of spice and a moderate quantity of onions.
Useful advice
Instead of plain water in the dough, you can add cold mineral water. In this case, it will be more soft and tender.
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