Beef Piroshki (Жареные пирожки) are a fried Russian hand pie, or meat pie. Simple, like an empanada. A favorite Russian snack stuffed with beef and onion. A Russian comfort food, popular across the former Soviet Union. There are many variations of fried meat pies across many cultures. They’re known as Samosas, Empanadas, Belyashki, Pirozhki or Pasties….