Lush dumplings with potatoes and mushrooms that always turn out well

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Recipe for dumplings
Recipe for dumplings. Source:

Varenyky are a traditional Ukrainian dish that all housewives know how to make. They are always based on the dough, which can be made with kefir, milk, water, and delicious fillings, such as sweet cottage cheese, berries, and savory ones: cabbage, meat, and liver.

Homemade dumplings

Cook Alyona (alonka_good ) shared on Instagram a recipe for delicious dumplings with potatoes and mushrooms that are fluffy and tasty.

Recipe for dumplings


  • flour - 480 g
Wheat flour
  • hot water - 2280 ml
  • salt - 1 tsp.
Vegetable oil
  • oil - 1 tbsp.

For the filling:

  • potatoes - 400 g
Potatoes for a dish
  • mushrooms - 250 g
  • onion - 1 pc.
  • salt - a pinch
Spice mix
  • Sour cream - 1-2 tbsp.

Method of preparation:

1. Boil the potatoes, mash them.

Mashed potatoes

2. Cut the mushrooms into thin slices or cubes and fry covered for 2 minutes, then uncovered to evaporate the moisture, add the finely chopped onion and fry with the mushrooms, salt to taste. Add them to the mashed potatoes and mix.

Mushrooms for the preparation of the filling

3. Dough: Pour hot water with salt and oil into the flour, knead first with a spoon and then with your hands so that the dough stops sticking to your hands, and becomes elastic and resilient. Leave it for 15-20 minutes under the film.

Ready-made dough for dumplings

4. Divide the dough into two parts, roll out a thin layer, and cut out circles, roll them out again and put a spoonful of filling in each, pinch the edges.

Cooking dumplings

5. Bring the water to a boil, add the dumplings, and cook for 5 minutes.

Ready-made dumplings with potatoes

Serve the dumplings with sour cream or herbs!

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