- STEP 1
Knead together the filling you have chosen and about 7 tbsp lukewarm water.
- STEP 2
Prepare a smooth dough from the flour and the salted water. Roll it out thinly and cut out 6 inch circles using a plate.
- STEP 3
Place about 2 tbsp filling in center of round, and fold edges of dough over filling, creating pleats in dough as you go, until filling is covered.
- STEP 4
Holding dumpling in the palm of one hand, grasp top of dumpling where pleats meet and twist to seal pleats and form a knot at top of dumpling. Repeat with remaining dough rounds and filling.
- STEP 5
Put the khinkali in a large pan with boiling, lightly salted water and simmer gently, gently agitating them with a wooden spoon now and again.
- STEP 6
When the khinkali float to the surface, continue to simmer for about 6 more minutes. Total time should be about 8 minutes.
- STEP 7
Remove from the water with a wire skimmer, sprinkle black pepper over each and serve hot with cold beer.