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Dumpling Soup / Soup with Pelmeni

Author Alena's Home Cooking


  • 6 large Potatoes cubed
  • 1 small Onion diced or whole
  • 1 medium Carrot cut in circles or diced
  • 1 lb Pelmeni (dumplings)
  • 2 cloves Garlic pressed
  • 2.5 L water (10 cups)
  • 2-3 pcs Bay leaves
  • Greens to taste (dill, parsley, scallions)
  • Salt + Pepper to taste


  1. Peel, wash and cube the potatoes and add to a deep pot together with diced onion and cut carrot.

    Add water, bouillon cubes, bay leaves, salt and pepper to taste and bring the water to a boil.

    Cook the potatoes until they are semi done. Give the liquid a taste and add more salt and pepper if needed

    .At this time add the dumplings (pelmeni) and cook for additional 10-15 minutes or until the dumplings float and are cooked through.

    Add pressed garlic, chopped greens and turn off the heat

    Note** You know the dumplings are ready once they are puffy and float.