Make the raised dough for pirog. Prepare any filling for turnovers or pirog. When the dough is ready, roll it out to
Place the filled piroshki on a flour-sprinkled cloth and cover with another cloth. Let the piroshki rise for about twenty minutes.
Heat deep fat to 375°F. on a frying thermometer. Using a wire basket, gently lower a layer of piroshki into the fat. Fry for about four minutes, until golden brown, turning often with a slotted spoon. Drain on paper towels.
Place the filled piroshki on a greased baking sheet, cover, and let stand for about twenty minutes, until dough is light.