Pour boiling water or milk over a portion of the flour (1/3 of the entire liquid), mix well, add the rest of the liquid at room temperature. Add salt and egg (preferably only egg yolk), the remaining flour, make a dough and allow to stand for 40 minutes. Rub cottage cheese through a sieve, mix with salt, sugar and raw eggs.Roll the dough into thin flat round pieces, place about one teaspoon of cottage cheese filling on them and close edges firmly by pinching. Drop the vareniki one by one into boiling salted water and let them boil for 5-7 minutes. Serve buttered with sour cream.



Dough: 3 cups whole-wheat flour, 3/4 cup milk or water, 1 egg, 1/2 tsp salt. Filling: 800 g cottage cheese, 1/2 cup sugar, 2 eggs, salt.