The cuisines of different nations of the world are rich in their own unusual dishes for the rest. In this article we will discuss the amazingly tasty “highlight” of the national cuisine of all Tatars and Bashkirs – about echpochmaks.

Tatar echpochmoks: cooking recipe
how вкусно и правильно готовить эчпочмак по-татарски
Ingredients amount
any meat half a kilo
potato half a kilo
Luke 250 g
of milk 250 ml
flour half a kilo
Sahara Little
yeast 6 g
eggs 1 piece
sunflower oil 3 tbsp. spoons
salt and pepper taste
broth Little
Time for preparing: 120 minutes Calories per 100 grams: 230 Kcal

Tatar-style ecchips are surprisingly tasty peculiar triangular-shaped patties with a hole in the middle. Such a delicacy will appeal to any gourmet, as it is very appetizing, hearty and aromatic..

It can be cooked with any meat and sculpt from any dough. All the ingredients are simple, they will be indicated in approximate quantities, it can vary depending on how many people echpochmaks are prepared for..

Classic Echpochmak Tatar: step-by-step recipe:

Step Actions
one In a deep bowl, break a chicken egg, add salt and sugar, yeast to it. Stir everything very carefully.
2 Pour in butter, milk, mix again.
3 Slowly pour the flour and start kneading the dough. It is necessary to act with the amount of flour without too much haste so that the dough does not become too tight. then leave the dough to approach.
four The next step is to prepare the filling. First you need to rinse and chop the meat.
five Potatoes also need to be washed, peeled and cut into small cubes..
6 Onion shred and immediately sent to the meat and potatoes, all salted and pepper to taste.
7 Divide the dough into pieces and roll out each of them, then sprinkle with flour.
eight In the circles of the test put the stuffing (a little).
9 It will be necessary to make a right triangle from the dough, that is, to seal the edges with each other from three sides, leaving a hole in the middle (that is, not concatenating the edges to the end). Then you get the correct Tatar Echpochmak.
ten Baking sheet must be treated with butter or cover with parchment paper and put on it received echpochmaki.
eleven Now those very holes, because they need to be left not just for beauty. After the dough is slightly browned, it will be necessary to pour a little broth into each ecchip. After about an hour of minutes, delicious, fragrant ecchips will be ready.

Tip: if there is no broth, then there is another option: mix the butter with boiling water.

Delicious unleavened dough epochmocks

For those who do not eat yeast dough, below will be presented recipe echpochmaka from unleavened dough.

Tip: since the fresh dough may be a little dry, it is recommended to add sour cream and butter, which will make it crisp..

To make unleavened dough, you need the following:

echpochmak с начинкой

  • 4 cups flour;
  • One egg;
  • A little water;
  • 2 – 3 tbsp. spoons of sour cream;
  • 4 – 5 tbsp. spoons of butter;
  • Some salt.

Step by step preparation:

Step Act
one In the deepening of flour add a raw chicken egg, water and add salt. All knead. Cover with cling film and leave for 30-40 minutes, making it more elastic.
2 Meat, potatoes (0.5 kg each) cut into small cubes, chop onion, mix the resulting ingredients, sprinkle with pepper and salt.
3 Split the dough, roll out each part to a diameter of 15 – 17 cm.
four Put the stuffing in each received circle of dough.
five Beat egg yolk and smear the echpochmak surface.
6 Place the pies on a baking sheet (it must be oiled). It will take an hour to prepare. After the dough is slightly roasted, you can add broth to each ecchip..

Tip: it is recommended to pinch the dough quickly, as the juice secreted by the filling soak it.

Cooking echpochmakov puff pastry

As is obvious, there are several ways to make this traditional dish. Below will be presented another recipe, this time delicious Tatar pies will be made of puff pastry, and the filling for them will be chicken and potatoes (take, again, 0.5 kg each).

Ingredients for this type of foundation:

  • A pound of flour;
  • 300 grams of cold butter (butter);
  • 100 grams of soft butter (butter);
  • A little salt (about a teaspoon);
  • 250 ml of cold water.

Let’s start:

Step Act
one 300 grams of butter (butter) put in the freezer for 30 minutes.
2 Mix flour with soft butter, salt and cold water..
3 Remove the butter from the freezer, cut it into small sticks and add to the mixture, quickly knead it, without letting the cold hard pieces of butter melt.
four Roll out the resulting dough to 2.5 cm, wrap in plastic wrap and leave in the refrigerator for 60 minutes. Then you will need to roll out in an even thinner canvas. Wrap the edges of the dough to the middle, then fold the two halves in a “little book”. Wrapped in plastic wrap, put back in the refrigerator for one hour, then do the same procedure two more times, each time keeping the dough in the refrigerator for an hour.
five Cut the fillet into small cubes, do the same with the potatoes, finely chop the onion, mix everything, add some salt and add pepper.
6 Fold the stuffing into the previously prepared circles of dough, glue the edges together and send to the oven for one hour. After 30 minutes add broth to each echpochmak and leave for another 30 minutes..

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Kefir dough for Tatar pies

According to tradition, delicious Tatar and Bashkir triangles are baked from yeast dough, but there is another recipe – it is echpochmak on kefir.

The whole cooking process will remain the same, so it would be better to describe the process of cooking kefir kneading.


  • A pound of flour;
  • Three eggs;
  • 300 gr sour cream;
  • 200 ml of kefir;
  • Half-cup of (tea) soda.

In order to cook a tasty dough on kefir, you need:

    1. Mix kefir with soda and let stand 5 – 10 minutes:


    1. Add salt, sour cream and eggs to kefir, mix everything;


  1. Then gradually introduce the flour, prepare the mass and place it in a cool place, previously wrapped in a film.

dough готовить

After preparation of the dough should be exactly the same as in previous recipes, divide it into a number of parts, roll out and then put the stuffing.

lay out начинку

Tip: if you don’t have sour cream, you can use high-fat cream instead..

echpochmak готов

Tatar Echpochmaks can be called whatever you like – pies or samsa – but definitely such a dish will not leave indifferent any admirer of good and original dishes or just an amateur eat well, because Echpochmak is a tasty, aromatic, nourishing, juicy dish that can be served for breakfast , dinner and supper. The most important thing is to cook with the soul. Enjoy your meal!