Mongolian Manti with a Tomato Sauce


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Marvellous Meals with Mince

Marvellous Meals with Mince

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 2012

  • About

Manti are an ancient Mongolian dish, known in Turkey as a sort of dumpling. When I first tasted them in Istanbul I knew I had to try to reproduce them.


  • 225 g plain flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1


Sift the flour and salt into a mixing bowl. Make a well and add the egg. Fold the flour into the egg using a wooden spoon and gradually add the water until you have a non-sticky dough (you may not need to use all the water). Use floured hands to gather the dough into a ball and knead on a floured surface for 5–8 minutes, or until smooth and pliable. Cover with cling film and leave to one side t