Manti (Armenian Dumplings)
Manti are traditional Armenian dumplings made from a dough that resembles pasta and filled with savory ground beef.
Combine 3/4 of the flour egg olive oil salt and water in a bowl.
Mix with a fork just like when making a pasta dough until ingredients just come together.
Continue mixing everything with your hands into a shaggy dough.
Turn out mixture onto a floured surface and keep kneading until dough is nice and smooth.
Add additional flour as needed.
Cover and allow dough to rest on the counter for 30 minutes.
Combine ground beef onion parsley smoked paprika kosher salt pepper and Armenian cayenne in a bowl.
Mix with a fork at first then use your hands until filling is well combined.
Cover and chill in the refrigerator.