Sunday, 25 March 2012
Pirojki -Russian vegetables pasties
4 tablespoons self raising Flour
1 tablespoon natural yoghurt
1 slice white bread
pinch of salt.
120 grams/ 4oz precooked kidney beans
120 grams/ 4oz precooked mixed vegetables(green beans, sweet corn, carrots)
2 small mushrooms finely chopped
1 small red onion finely diced.
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon chilli flakes
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1. Place the self raising flour in a bowl, add the salt and mix.
2. Remove the crusts from the bread and soak it in the yoghurt.
3. Add the yoghurt soaked bread to the flour and make a pliable dough adding a little water.
4. Cover the dough and leave for 3 hours.
5. Heat some oil in a pan and when it is hot add the onions.Fry until onions are translucent.
6. Add the vegetables, mushrooms and beans and cook for 2-3 minutes.
7. Add the tomato puree, salt, pepper and chilli flakes . Add 2 tablespoons water and cook the filling for 2-3 minutes more. Slightly mash the mixture.
8. Remove from heat and leave to cool.
9. Divide the dough in to 6 equal portions.
10. Roll each portion into a 5inch circle place a generous amount of filing in the centre of the circle and fold over to form a semicircle.
11. Firmly press the edges down around the semi circle using a fork to secure and seal the join.
12. Place the pasty on to a greased baking tray and repeat for remaining circles.
13.Bake in a preheated oven 350 degrees F / 175 degrees F for 20-25 minutes until golden brown.
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