How to fry juicy pasties without oil: they are not so fatty and high in calories

Tetiana KoziukLS Food
Recipe for low-fat pasties. Source: Pixabay

Chebureks are a dish that everyone loves. In the original version, they are cooked in a large amount of oil to make them very crispy. But you can skip this step and fry chebureks without oil. When they are ready, they must be greased with butter – this is the technique that makes the dish especially flavorful and juicy.

Food blogger Oleksii Kryuchkov ( shared a recipe for chebureks made from the simplest unleavened dough on his Instagram page, which are not greasy and very juicy.

Recipe for chebureks without frying in oil



  • flour - 500 g
  • water - 320 ml
  • salt - 1 tsp.
  • oil - 1 tbsp. 


  • chicken thigh fillet
  • onion
  • salt, pepper
Chebureks on water

Method of preparation:

1. For the dough, mix water, oil, salt and flour. Knead it for about 5-7 minutes, then cover it with a towel and let it rest for 20 minutes.

2. For the filling, grind the fillet and onion in a meat grinder.

3. Add salt and pepper to the mixture. Mix well.

How to make a successful dough for pasties

4. Divide the finished dough into equal pieces. Roll each one out thinly, put the filling inside, and form large chebureks.

5. Fry the pasties in a dry frying pan for 5 minutes on each side.

6. Brush the finished pasties with butter.

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