What is Manti Turkish Ravioli or Turkish Dumpling?
Extremely delicious, extratordinary Turkish cuisine meal from Kayseri - Turkey. The capital of Manti! Little minced beef-stuffed ravioli - dumplings. Spread your mixed yoghurt on top if you like add a bit of garlic into the mix and then prepare your buttery salca sauce. Sumac, mint, thyme, isot, pul-biber, basil.... all wok great as a finishing seasoning.
In Turkey, manti seved extremely small in Kayseri region. Some say 40 pieces fit into a dinner spoon.
Each piece of dumpling is just like a special gift to your guest or yourself.
Making manti requires a great effort. To ease the job we are now working with Teyzes (aunties) who are making those beautifully packed gifts for your taste with traditional methods. Ingredients:
Plain flour (Bread flour), salt, pepper, eggs, onion, ground beef (HALAL - HMC Certified Meat) ! Important Note:
This product is sent defrosted and you cannot freeze again. You have to consume within 24hrs after delivery.
Handmade Manti: Authentic Turkish Dumplings Made in London
Welcome to Turkish Porter, your go-to source for traditional Turkish delicacies. Indulge in the exquisite taste of handmade Manti, a beloved Turkish dumpling crafted with care and expertise. Similar to Italian ravioli, Manti offers a tantalizing blend of flavors and textures that will transport you to the vibrant streets of Turkey.
Manti: A Global Delight
Manti, known for its unique flavors and cultural significance, is enjoyed in various countries around the world. Here are some examples of how it is called in different regions:
Armenia: Manti is known as "Mantı" (մանթի) in Armenia, showcasing the cultural exchange between neighboring countries.
Uzbekistan: In Uzbek cuisine, Manti is referred to as "Manti" (манты), reflecting the influence of Central Asian traditions.
Kyrgyzstan: Similarly, in Kyrgyzstan, you will find Manti referred to as "Manty" (манты), highlighting the dish's popularity in the region.
Kazakhstan: Manti is also cherished in Kazakhstan, where it is called "Manty" (мәнті). This demonstrates its prevalence in Central Asian cuisine.
Afghanistan: In Afghanistan, Manti is known as "Mantwo" or "Mantou" (منتو), reflecting the country's diverse culinary heritage.
Russia: Manti has made its way into Russian cuisine as well, where it is known as "Manty" (манты). The dish is particularly popular in Siberia and the Caucasus region.
China: Chinese cuisine has a similar dumpling dish called "Mantou" (馒头), which shares similarities with Manti in terms of its shape and dough.
Iran: In Iranian cuisine, Manti is known as "Mantu" (مانتو) or "Manto" (منتو), reflecting the Persian influence on the dish.
Pakistan: Manti is also enjoyed in Pakistan, where it is called "Mantu" (منٹو), highlighting its popularity in certain regions
India: In some parts of India, particularly in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, Manti is known as "Mantoo" or "Manto" and is relished as a traditional dish.
Lebanon and Syria: Manti is enjoyed in Lebanese and Syrian cuisines as well, where it is called "Manti" (منتي) or "Manteh" (منتة).
Greece: The Greek version of Manti is called "Mantí" (μαντί), featuring a slightly different preparation and serving style.
Romania and Bulgaria: In these Eastern European countries, Manti is known as "Mantă" (манта) and "Mantii" (мантіи) respectively.
Hungary: Manti is also appreciated in Hungarian cuisine, where it is called "Mángoldi" or "Máglyarakás".
Turkmenistan: In Turkmenistan, Manti is known as "Manty" (манты), similar to its name in neighboring countries.
Georgia: In Georgian cuisine, Manti is known as "Khinkali" and is a popular dumpling filled with various ingredients.
Tajikistan: Manti is called "Manti" (мантӣ) in Tajikistan and is commonly enjoyed as a festive dish during celebrations.
These are just a few examples of how Manti is referred to in other countries, showcasing its global appeal and widespread recognition. Regardless of the name, Manti remains a beloved dish appreciated for its delicious taste and cultural significance.
Exploring the Versatility of Handmade Manti
Manti offers endless possibilities in the world of culinary exploration. Here are some examples of how this delightful dumpling is used:
- Traditional Turkish Delight: Prepare Manti in the classic Turkish style, boiled to perfection and served with a generous drizzle of melted butter and tangy yogurt sauce. The combination of flavors creates a truly indulgent dining experience.
- Baked Delicacies: Incorporate Manti into baked dishes such as casseroles or gratins. Layer the dumplings with cheese, herbs, and a savory sauce, then bake them to golden perfection for a comforting and flavorsome meal.
- Fusion Creations: Get creative with Manti by experimenting with unique fillings inspired by various cuisines. From spinach and feta to mushroom and truffle, the possibilities are endless, allowing you to create a fusion of flavors that will surprise and delight your taste buds.
- Turkish Teyzes in London: At Turkish Porter, we take great pride in preserving the authentic traditions of Turkish cuisine. Our Manti is meticulously handcrafted in London by experienced "teyzes" (aunties) using traditional Turkish methods passed down through generations. Each dumpling is a labor of love, capturing the essence of Turkish gastronomy.
Manti: A Culinary Legacy with Historical Roots
Manti holds a special place in Turkish culinary history, dating back centuries to the time of the Central Asian Turks, particularly the Uighur Turks. This humble dish has traversed the Silk Road, weaving its way into the hearts and stomachs of people across different cultures and civilizations. Its origin can be traced to the nomadic traditions of the Turkic tribes, who developed this culinary gem as a hearty and satisfying meal during their travels.
Over time, Manti evolved and adapted to various regions, incorporating local ingredients and flavors. It became an integral part of Ottoman cuisine, serving as a testament to the empire's diverse influences and its embrace of culinary fusion.
Preserving the Authenticity of Handmade Manti
At Turkish Porter, we are committed to honoring the historical significance of Manti while preserving its authentic preparation methods. Our skilled "teyzes" (aunties) in London meticulously handcraft each dumpling, paying homage to the age-old traditions and techniques that have been passed down through generations.
By savoring our handmade Manti, you become a part of this culinary journey through time, connecting with the rich heritage and cultural tapestry that defines Turkish cuisine.
Experience the true taste of Turkey with our handmade Manti, lovingly prepared in London using time-honored techniques. These delightful dumplings bring the rich flavors of Turkish cuisine to your table, allowing you to savor the authenticity and heritage of this beloved dish. Order your batch of Manti from Turkish Porter today and embark on a culinary journey to Turkey.