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Halushky (Potato Dumplings) Ukraine / Russia

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“The is from "The Best of Ukrainian Cuisine". I haven't tried it yet. It differs from the halusky recipe in that it doesn't use farina. Times are guesstimates. If you don't have a meat grinder, you can grate the potatoes instead.”
1hr 30mins
1 batch

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Be sure to wash the potatoes before doing anything with them.
  2. Take the one uncooked, peeled potato. Grind in a meatgrinder.
  3. Cook the other potatoes in salted water. Drain, cool, peel and grind them also in the meat grinder.
  4. Combine cooked potatoes with fresh potato and egg.
  5. Brown finely chopped onion in oil. Combine with flour and stir. Season with salt and red pepper. Mix with the potatoes.
  6. Bring at least a quart of salted water to a simmmer. Drop in spoonfulls of the batter. Cook at a slow boil for 8-10 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon to a colander. Do not overcrowd the cooking water.
  7. To serve, put on a plate and drizzle with butter. Pass with sour cream. It can also be served with fried mushrooms to go with meat dishes.

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