INGREDIENTS for 4 people
1/2 kg flour
2 cups water
1 tablespoon salt
for the filling:
400 gmyzithra cheese
5 tablespoons cow butter
Place the flour in a bowl and add the water, egg and salt.
Knead until the dough is firm, without sticking to your fingers. Let it rest covered with a towel forhalf an hour.
Divide the dough in portions, sprinkle them with flour and roll them out with a rolling pin into sheets. Cut each sheet into small squares of a 4x4cm dimensions.
Place a teaspoon of myzithra cheese in the center of each small square and fold it with your fingers to cover the stuffing.Press the edges gently with a fork, so that the filling won’t leak during boiling.
Boil water in a pot and add a spoonful of salt and a tablespoon of cow butter.
Place the Varenika into the boiling water and boil for 7-10 minutes.When they surface, take them out of the pot and place them on plates. Drizzle with melted cow butter and some yogurt.
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