Ramadan Turkish Manti (Dumplings)

Written by Asma

April 29, 2021

Ramadan Turkish Manti (Dumplings) is a Turkish main Dumpling dish in Ramadan.

Ramadan Turkish Manti

Indeed, the Tatars settled into the region of the Kayseri and brought to it this dish. Turkish Manti is generally known as Turkish dumplings.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Turkish
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 36 minutes
Servings: 5 people
Calories: 389kcal
Author: Asma


  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of salt
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Teaspoon of water
  • 1 Chopped onion
  • 500 grams of ground meat
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon of black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of Vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon of ground red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of finely minced garlic
  • 1 Cup of yogurt


  • Mix the flour with the salt
  • Add the eggs and a spoonful of water and mix well by hand on the kneading method until a soft cohesive dough is formed
  • Cover the dough and leave it for 30 minutes until it rests
  • Mix the onions with the minced meat, salt, and pepper until the ingredients are homogeneous and the mixture becomes smooth
  • Divide the dough into two halves, then spread the dough over a floured rectangular surface
  • Roll the dough to a very thin thickness, then cut it into small squares
  • Put about a tablespoon of meat and onion filling in each square of the dough
  • Close the edges of the dough in the form of a small bundle
  • Put the stuffed dough in a dish sprinkled with flour
  • Heat the vegetable oil in a frying pan, then add the ground red pepper and stir until a little sautéed, then remove the pan from the heat and leave the pepper to cool
  • Add the crushed garlic to the yogurt and mix very well
  • Pour the water and add the salt to the saucepan and let boil
  • Add the stuffed dough squares to the water and cook for about 20 minutes to boil until it is done
  • Strain it and put it into a serving platter
  • Add the yogurt sauce with garlic over the manti
  • Top with the red pepper and the oil; then serve and enjoy!


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 389kcal | Carbohydrates: 34.7g | Protein: 19.9g | Fat: 18.4g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8.3g | Sodium: 285mg | Potassium: 486.3mg | Fiber: 1.2g | Sugar: 8.8g

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