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The perfect dumpling dough recipe for to make Pierogi dough, Vareniki dough, Pelmeni dough, Pirohy or Derelye dough. A simple classic dough recipe.

Pierogi Dough Recipe

The perfect dumpling dough recipe for to make Pierogi dough, Vareniki dough, Pelmeni dough, Pirohy or Derelye dough. A simple classic dough recipe.

Course Dinner, Main
Cuisine Polish, Russian, Slavic, Ukrainian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Author Peter's Food Adventures

Ingredients

  • 4 cups flour plus ΒΌ cup extra flour for kneading
  • 2 small eggs
  • 1 cup lukewarm water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon oil

Instructions

  1. Mix the flour and salt, place into a bowl and make a well in the centre.
  2. Add oil and crack the eggs into the flour. Using a fork, stir the eggs into the flour.

  3. Slowly add the water while kneading, until the dough forms a sticky ball.
  4. Continue to knead the dough on a floured surface until dough is soft but not sticky. Knead the dough for about 5 minutes.

  5. Cover the dough with a bowl and allow to rest for about an hour. If you're in a hurry you can use after 30 minutes of rest, but an hour is best.

  6. You now have the perfect Pierogi dough.