Liver Varenyky

Preparation info
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    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Complete Guide to Traditional Jewish Cooking

By Marlena Spieler

Published 2016

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One of the many Ukrainian savoury dumpling recipes. Enjoy this dish in a bowl on its own, sprinkled with chives, or in a bowl of consommé.


  • 200 g/7 oz/ cups plain (all-purpose) flour
  • 1.5


  1. Sift the flour and salt into a bowl. Make a well in the centre. Add the eggs and vegetable oil and mix to a dough.
  2. Knead the dough on a lightly floured surface for 2–3 minutes, until smooth. Wrap in clear film (plastic wrap) and leave to rest for 30 minutes.
  3. For the filling, heat the oil in a pan and cook the onion for 5 minutes. Stir in the liver and