Turkish Meat Ravioli It is called ‘Mantı’ in Turkey. It consists of many bundles with meats in it. It is served with garlic yoghurt sauce and tomatoe sauce on it. It is difficult but a very delicious meal.
INGREDIENTS • Dough: • 3-3 ½ cupsflour1 egg2/3 cup lukewarmwater1 teaspoon salt totaste • Filling:½ kg groundbeef1 onion, chopped½ teaspoon salt totaste½ teaspoonblackpepper • Forcooking:8 cupswater1 teaspoon salt • Sauce:2 cupsyogurt3-4 cloves of garlic, minced¼ teaspoon salt totaste3-4 tablespoonbutter/oil1 tablespoontomatopaste/1 tablespoon paprika2-3 tablespoonswaterDriedmintSumac
DIRECTIONS • In a bowlplacetheflour, cracktheeggandaddthe salt andwater. Thenkneadtillyouget a firmandsmoothdough. • Meanwhile in a platemixallthefillingingredientsand set aside. • Flattenthedoughwith a rollingpin as thin as you can. • Then, cut it with a knifeintosquarepieces . • Thenplace ¼ tspfillingovereachsquare . Thenstickthesideswithyourfingertips .
Forcooking, boil the water in a big pot andadd salt. • Thenaddall the manti into the boilingwater. • Stirwith a woodenspoontopreventthemstickingtoeachother. • Cookovermediumheattill manti getssoft (forabout 10-15 minutes).
Meanwhileprepare the sauce. In a bowlmixyogurt, salt andgarlic. • In a smallpan; melt the butter/oilandstir in tomatopasteandwater. • Cookfor 2 minutesoverlowheat. • Drain the cooked manti and transfer it intoservingplates. • Let it coolfor a whileandpour the yogurtsauceover. • Finallypouraboutonetbsp of butter/oilmixtureallover . • Andifdesiredsprinklesomedriedmintandsumacover the TurkishRavioli.
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