Cottage Cheese Buns with Green Onions

Preparation info
  • Makes 12 4-inch zibulnikas, which will serve


    as a side dish or 6 as a snack
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 10

Appears in
Healthy Jewish Cooking

By Steven Raichlen

Published 2000

  • About

My grandfather Samuel “Dear” Raichlen was an inveterate raconteur and nothing delighted him more than telling about growing up in an immigrant household. His eyes would glow when he spoke of his mother’s cooking: her sauerkraut soup, her ptscha (braised calves’ trotters), and chocolate roll. But no dish was as beloved as zibulnikas, flaky buns stuffed with cottage cheese, sour cream, and green onions. “You could smell the