Slovak Potato Pierogi (Zemiakové Pirohy)


  • 1kg Cooked & Mashed Potatoes
  • 500g Flour
  • 1 Egg
  • Salt
  • 1 cup Sour Cream
  • 1 Tbsp Dill (finely chopped)

STEP 1: Cook and mash potatoes.You can use potato ricer to make them smoother. Let them cool down.

STEP 2: In a big bowl mix together 3/4 of the mashed potatoes, flour, egg and salt.Work it all together till smooth dough.

STEP 3: On floured surface work the potato dough by hands for about 3-4 minutes or until smooth.Form it into a large ball. Le tit rest for about 10 minutes.

STEP 4: Meanwhile in another bowl mix together rest of the mashed potatoes, sour cream and dill.

STEP 5: Roll out the potato dough to little less then 1/4" thickness. Cut it into 3" - 4" squares. 

STEP 6: Place tablespoon of potato dill filling in the middle of each square. Fold it over and pinch around with your fingers.

STEP 7: Pour 3/4" of oil into large skillet. Heat it on medium high. Place pierogi into skillet and fry on both sides until golden brown.


STEP 8: Serve with sour cream mixed with fresh chopped dill.