Tastier than dumplings: lush Poltava dumplings with minced meat and mushroom sauce for a snack

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
How to cook real Poltava dumplings. Source:

Poltava dumplings are a very simple and satisfying dish based on dough with meat filling. Add mushroom sauce for a bright flavor!

Delicious dumplings with sauce

The cook shared a recipe for very hearty and delicious Poltava dumplings with mushroom sauce on Instagram.

Recipe of the dish


  • 300 ml of kefir
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 0.5 h l of soda
  • 500 g of flour


  • 2 chicken fillets
  • 2 onions
  • oil, broth, spices, herbs as desired

Mushroom sauce with sour cream:

  • 100 g of champignons
  • 1 onion
  • 200 g of sour cream
  • 100 g of water
  • spices, fresh herbs

Method of preparation:

1. Filling: boil the fillet, fry the onion and beat everything in a blender, add a small amount of broth in which the fillet was cooked, add herbs, salt and pepper to taste.

Meat filling

2. For the dough: mix all the ingredients, the dough should be soft. Leave it for 10 minutes.

Preparing the dough

3. Prepare the gravy: dice the onion, fry for 5 minutes, add the sliced mushrooms, spices to taste, sour cream and water. Simmer for a few minutes.

Mushroom sauce

4. Divide the dough into balls and form dumplings. Steam each batch for five minutes.

How long to steam dumplings

Put them in a saucepan with a lid, pour the gravy over them, and you're ready to eat!

Ready to eat

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