Potato and cheese pierogies for breakfast

These are European dumplings filled with mashed potato and cheese which are boiled and fried in butter
Author indrani




  • 4 cups of flour
  • 2 tbsp of cream or sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 th cup milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Warm water as needed


  • 500 gm boiled potatoes
  • 1 cup cheese
  • 1 tbsp chili flakes
  • 1 tbsp coarsely powdered black pepper
  • chopped spring onions
  • 1 tbsp grated garlic


  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup chopped onions




  1. Boil potatoes till tender
  2. Strain water and wipe
  3. mash them till smooth in a grinder
  4. Add salt ,pepper ,grated garlic and chili flakes and mix
  5. Add grated cheese and mix


  1. Mix all the ingredients of the dough flour,cream,salt,egg together .
  2. Add water
  3. form a soft dough
  4. dust with flour if required
  5. Cover and keep


  1. Roll the dough into a thin sheet
  2. make small disks with cookie cutter
  3. place a spoonful of fillings at the center
  4. Close the disk with fingers
  5. make pattern with fork
  6. brush with egg wash

Boil and season

  1. Boil these pierogees in water till they float on the surface
  2. In a pan heat two tbsop of melted butter
  3. fry onions till crisp
  4. Add these pierogees and saute till light brown on both sides
  5. Serve with any cheesy dip or sour cream