Khuushuur Recipe (Fried meat pastries)
— 1kg minced mutton and beef, fat included
— ½ teaspoon salt
— 1 onion, chopped
— 4 gloves garlic, crushed
— Water, to mix
— Mix these filling ingredients together.
For the dough:
1. 4 cups of flour
2. ½ teaspoon salt
3. Water to mix
Mix the dough ingredients together and knead into dough. Divide into smaller pieces and roll these about 3 cm in diameter. Cut the rolled flour into 4 cm lengths.
Take one length of dough and squash it into a circle. Roll it out until it is 8 to 10 cm wide. Put 2 ½ dessertspoons of meat mixture onto one side of your circle, leaving a space around the one corner open and squeeze out the air, then seal the corner.
Using 2 liters of cooking oil, heat the oil in a wok, fry three or four pasties at e time for 2 minutes each side, until they are brown and meat is cooked.