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Russian Syrniki

LRISPENS

"This is a traditional dessert served in Russia. Cottage cheese is first sweetened with sugar, then kneaded into a dough with flour. The resulting disks are fried to a golden brown in hot oil. They are best served with sour cream and jam."
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Ingredients

18 m servings 186 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (8 syrniki)

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  1. Mix together the cottage cheese, eggs, and sugar. Stir in semolina and all-purpose flour, and work into a soft dough. Turn the dough onto a floured surface, and roll into a 1-inch thick log. Slice the log into 8 pieces, then pat each piece in additional flour to form a patty.
  2. Heat the oil over medium heat until hot. Fry the syrniki in hot oil until golden brown on each side, 3 to 4 minutes per side.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 186 calories; 7 g fat; 19.3 g carbohydrates; 11.4 g protein; 101 mg cholesterol; 263 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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The flavor is similar to what I remember, but it turned out more dry than the Syrniki I am used too. However, I had to add quite a bit more flour (probably three times what the recipes specifie...

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To tell the truth, i wouldn't give this recipe any stars at all, sorry. I make this dish all the time, and - really - with this amount of cottage cheese (i use farmer's) i'd put only 1 egg and 1...

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To tell the truth, i wouldn't give this recipe any stars at all, sorry. I make this dish all the time, and - really - with this amount of cottage cheese (i use farmer's) i'd put only 1 egg and 1...

I make these all the time ( huby is Ukrainian) and this is actually a breakfast meal. We use farmers cheese to make these or tvorog wich is a russian pot cheese similer to farmers cheese. These ...

The flavor is similar to what I remember, but it turned out more dry than the Syrniki I am used too. However, I had to add quite a bit more flour (probably three times what the recipes specifie...

A very good recipe! only I always need to add extra flour for some reason. I ignore the step that says to cut the dough into sticks and then make them into patties. I just put the whole mix on t...

I'm sorry but as other reviewers have stated, if you make syrniki dough firm enough to roll it will turn out dry. I tried it so that I could rate the recipe accurately, and that's exactly what ...

I liked the recipe except one thing...the amount of flour wasn't right. When I put the amount of flour called in the recipe it didn't look at all like a dough.It was still very liquid.So I had t...

My family loved it. Thanks

I am quite certain that the recipe is not quite right. After making the mixture, it was far too wet. After a little improvisation (And a lot of extra of each flour) it reached a desirable consis...

One simply has to try this.. love at first bite!!!