Manty (Dumpling)

In Kyrgyz cuisine, manty are usually made of one (or a combination) of the following ingredients: lamb, beef, potato, or pumpkin, with fat often added to meat manti. Steaming, frying and boiling are all common. Manty are usually topped with butter and served with sour cream, tomato sauce, or fresh onion rings (sprinkled with vinegar and black pepper). A sauce made by mixing vinegar and chilli powder is also common. Time and energy-consuming, the preparation of manty is often a family activity, even enlisting the help of the young