Belarusian cuisine: recipes. Dishes of national cuisine
The national cuisine of Belarus has been forming for hundreds of years and is still forming today. The country borders with Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania and Russia, making the cuisine of this republic the richest. Some argue that Belarusians do not eat anything except potatoes, but this is far from true. Potatoes are widely used in the national cuisine of the country, but do not forget about the many other very tasty dishes that do not have this vegetable at all.
Today we will find out what kind of Belarusian cuisine is actually, the recipes of which are so popular in Russia, in Ukraine, and even in other countries of the world. And now let's discuss the most famous Belarusian recipes.
Zrazy with mushrooms
This is a very common recipe in the country, which is equally popular in Ukraine and Russia. Prepare such a dish is easy, everyone can do it.
As you understand, Belarusian dishes have absorbed all the advantages of the main dishes of the adjacent countries. When you try Zrazy, you will be convinced of this once and for all.
Ingredients for cooking meat zraz
Below you can find the ingredients that we will need in order to prepare this tasty dish of national cuisine of Belarus.
- 200-300 grams of lean pork;
- 400-500 grams of fresh beef for minced meat;
- 2-3 large eggs (1-2 for the preparation of minced meat, and the rest for breading the dish);
- 2 medium pieces of rifled long loaf (they should be softened immediately in preheated milk);
- crystalline salt (to taste);
- ground black pepper (to taste and desire);
- 100-200 grams of breadcrumbs;
- 1 head of good onions;
- 1 medium carrot;
- not a lot of mushrooms or any other types of mushrooms;
- 2-3 tablespoons of vegetable oil.
Recipe for cooking meat zraz
First of all, we need to make a mushroom filling for our delicious meat dishes with mushrooms. Not very large, cut the mushrooms, heat the pan and fry them on a small fire; Do not forget to add vegetable oil. Finely chopped onions should be added to the mushrooms and fry until the onions have a translucent color.
After a couple of minutes, add the carrots. Fry until the liquid completely disappears or somewhere else for 10 minutes. Turn off the heat, cover the pan with the lid and allow the filling to cool directly in the pan.
Interestingly, do you know the fact that this recipe is included in the Belarusian national dishes? Yes, these are very tasty zrazy, which are popular and are present at almost every Belarusian table during some holiday.
So, now we will cook the stuffing for the subsequent formation of the spice. We wash the pork and beef, cut into small pieces, again thoroughly wash, get rid of the veins and other things. With the help of the meat grinder, we twist the meat into the real home stuffing, mix both types of meat. You should have pork and beef mince. Add to the meat mixture the required number of eggs, as well as a loaf, previously soaked in milk. We salt and pepper to our own taste, mix well. Stuffing ready!
We take a small part of the stuffing and form a cake of medium size (about 10 by 10 centimeters, thickness about 0.5 cm). In the center of the minced meat cakes we put 1 tablespoon of previously prepared onion, mushrooms and carrot stuffing.
Now you need to very carefully pinch our zrazy around the edges so that the filling could not fall out during frying. We form cutlets. Pancake zrazy (first roll in an egg, and then sprinkle with breadcrumbs).
On a small fire you need to fry until golden brown.Readiness can be checked with a toothpick.
Belarusian cuisine has various recipes, there are a lot of them, we have already discussed one of them. Now you can talk about sorcerers and pancakes!
How to cook Belarusian sorcerers?
Some cook sorcerers using ordinary flour. But they do not even realize that Belarusian sorcerers can be made from starch, which will make them even tastier!
Starch will give the dish tenderness and juiciness - you will be delighted!
Ingredients for the preparation of witches
Sorcerers are considered a dish, the cost of the ingredients for which are really minimal. Now we will talk about them, and right after that you will learn how to make Belarusian pancakes!
- 6 large potatoes;
- 2-3 chicken eggs;
- 1 small onion;
- salt and pepper (to taste);
- a little bit of starch;
- 300-400 grams of good stuffing from the most favorite type of meat;
- 1 more bulb for the filling;
- 1-2 tablespoons of fat sour cream;
- a little potato juice.
Potatoes should be grated on a fine grater, using a sieve to get rid of potato juice (leave a little for the meat).Add a little ordinary starch, salt, pepper, a few chicken eggs and a grated onion on a medium grater.
Stuffing can be done at home by yourself, and you can buy in the store. Add onion, pepper, salt, the required amount of sour cream and not a lot of potato juice.
Next you need to form a mince meat patty, which should then be put inside the potato dough. Thoroughly sculpt everything so that you can safely roast.
Now you need to fry the finished sorcerer in a frying pan with hot oil. After that, the sorcerers will need to be put in a duck-up or something like that, so that they fit there. The dish is ready, bon appetit!
As you have already noticed, the Belarusian cuisine recipes have such that you will lick your fingers straight, even during cooking. Try and surprise your relatives. And now we talk about pancakes.
How to cook Belarusian pancakes?
Pancakes are the same pancakes, but made from potatoes. Despite the fact that this dish has Belarusian roots, in Ukraine it is also very often prepared. Someone prefers to eat real pancakes from flour dough in the morning, and someone - tasty pancakes with a lot of vitamins.
The cuisine of this country has recipes that Belarusian dishes are prepared quickly and without any problems, and the taste is amazing.
So, for the preparation of pancakes, we need the following ingredients:
- 12-15 medium potatoes;
- 1-2 onions;
- vegetable oil;
- salt, pepper and spices (to taste and desire).
Such Belarusian national dishes can not leave you indifferent, be sure to try, and then you will see for yourself.
First we need to peel the potatoes, rinse them and grate them with the smallest grater. Onions also need to peel and rub on the same grater. Salt and mix, add spices and mix well again.
Now everyone understands what is Belarusian cuisine? Recipes and dishes of this country always cause appetite.
Fry just like ordinary pancakes.
Today everyone has learned to cook traditional Belarusian dishes. Have a nice day and great mood!