Last modified on 10 July 2014, at 17:50


Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes | Cuisine of the Mongolia | Recipes

Category Buuz
Servings 2
Time prep: 20 min
cooking: 15 min
Difficulty Difficult

Serving for 2.


  • Baking flour 300g;
  • Onion 20g;
  • Beef (ground beef) 400g;
  • Water 400ml;
  • Salt 1/2 tea spoon;
  • Pepper (optional) 1/4 tea spoon;


  1. In a bowl mix together flour and 200-300g of cold water as making very soft dough. Cover the bowl and leave the dough for 5 minutes for better formation.
  2. Chop the beef into as smaller as possible sized cubic shaped pieces or use ground beef. (chopped beef will make better taste)
  3. Chop the onion into small pieces.
  4. Pour the beef into an empty bowl add salt, onion, pepper and 5 table spoons of water mix together thoroughly. Leave the bowl covered during preparing of dough.
  5. On the bigger sized cutting board mix the dough for a half minute. Cut the dough into 10 pieces and flatten the doughs into circle shaped dough flats.
  6. Place fair amount of meat mixture on the flat dough and stick together the edge using techniques shown in the picture.


Pour some fair amount of water and boil the water in the steamer. Spread some oil on the steamer board from protecting the buuz buns getting stuck into the board during the cooking. Carefully place the buuz buns on the steamer board that place them 1 centimeter (0.5 inch) away from one another place the board into the boiling steamer, cover steamer very well. Cook for 15 minutes. Take out the steamer board fan the buuz for 30 seconds using steamer cover or any safe light objects.

As a side dish use some cabbage salad, or some chopped kosher cucumbers. Enjoy!