Russian Potato Piroshki with Garlic Dip – Пирожки

Friday Night Snacks


These are dangerously good! You must exert some self-control. Potato pirojki are one thing, but paired with the garlic dip… Oooh baby! $4-5 for 16 Piroshi's. You can also buy these ready made with Spinach, Potato or Feta Cheese custom made from The Royal Market on Geary Street. Sam, the Owner will make a batch of Giant ones for about $1.50 each.


  • Ingredients for the Dough:
  • 1 ½ Tbsp oil
  • 15 oz luke warm water
  • 4 cups + 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour divided
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp Active Dry Yeast
  • ½ Tbsp sugar omit sugar if doing meat or potato filling
  • Ingredients for Filling:
  • 7 to 8 medium potatoes peeled and cut into ½" thick chunks
  • 3 Tbsp butter melted for potatoes
  • ½ medium onion
  • 1 Tbsp butter for onions
  • Ingredients for Garlic Dip – “Vmochanka”:
  • cup ¼warm water
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove pressed
  • tsp ½salt
  • Mix all dip ingredients together;
  • Other Ingredients:
  • Enough canola oil to go half-way up the side of the piroshky when frying.
  • cup Lots of extra flour to dust the cutting board I probably use at least ½extra flour


  1. Fill a medium pot with sliced potatoes and add water until potatoes are almost covered. Add salt, bring to a boil over high heat, then...
  2. Get the full instructions at Friday Night Snacks
Russian Potato Piroshki with Garlic Dip – Пирожки

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Tyler D
Recipe Yields:
15-20 Piroshkis
Cook Time: