Kubete: recipe

Kubete: recipe

Pie kubete (qubit, kubete) - a traditional pastry in the kitchen Krymchaks, from which the dish spread among the other ethnic groups living in the Crimea, now, for example, it is considered a Tartar. It represents kubete pie with meat and potatoes, often - with rice. Sometimes cooked with pumpkin and kubete. In the traditional version of the cake made from puff pastry or a simple yeast.

Dough on kubete


  • 4-5 cups of flour;
  • 400-500 g of sheep or interior mutton fat;
  • 1 pinch of salt;
  • water.


Fat chop very finely with a knife or mince. Be sure to pour the sifted flour on a cutting board slide and make a recess in the middle, in which lay prepared fat. Carefully grind flour with the fat, then slowly pouring salted water, knead the dough. Knead the dough thoroughly and divide into two unequal parts (greater - for the substrate, smaller - for the top layer of the cake).

Working with test

Having greased hands fat or oil (can be vegetable or cream), each piece of dough into a pulling harness and turn it on board in terms of coils. You can further sandwiched dough a few times, first roll it in and missed the cake with melted fat, and only then wrap in a spiral circle as described above. The dough is prepared in such a way rasstoyatsya reserve, and at this time prepare the stuffing.

Toppings for kubete


  • 600-800 grams of lamb (the best use of the chest);
  • 4-5 medium heads of onions;
  • 4-5 medium sized potatoes;
  • parsnip and parsley greens;
  • green onions;
  • 2-4 ripe tomatoes are not too watery;
  • ground pepper;
  • salt;
  • a little water or broth.


The meat cut into pieces, keeping the ribs and cartilage. Peeled potatoes cut into thin slices (half-rings across). In the summer-autumn period are added tomatoes and fresh herbs (parsley, parsnips, onions, etc.). The greens are ground in one piece, or put sprigs. The filling should be juicy enough.

On floured board roll out with a rolling pin spiral dough preform pan bottom (periodically turning the workpiece) to a thickness of about 0.6-0.8 cm. We spread the bottom layer of dough on the bottom of a deep enough pan, grease or oil. The edges of the bottom layer should cover the rim (that is, the wall of the pan). On top of the dough spread the filling layer: chopped onion, potato slices, and on top - chopped meat. Evenly sprinkle a little pepper and salt. On top lay out greens and tomato slices.

bake pie

Now roll out the top layer, which is in the middle of making a hole around the edges of the dough raise and zaschipnuv, decorate arbitrarily. Cover with top layer cake with filling. We connect and zaschipyvaem edge. After opening pour 2-3 tablespoons of broth or water. The surface of the grease egg or strong tea brewing. Put the pan with the pie in the oven.

Kubete: recipe
Kubete Bake at medium temperature. When the top kubete browned, pour through an opening 2-3 tablespoons tablespoons broth or water and reduce the temperature. Total baking time is about 1 hour.

Kubete with pumpkin

The recipe with pumpkin kubete basically not much different from beef. However, it should be noted that in this case you can use minced meat, steamed and chopped pumpkin pulp and boiled rice or pumpkin pulp and rice without meat. Instead of fat, you can use natural butter. Pies kubete well served with freshly brewed tea, hot soup, mare's milk, or dining Crimean wine.

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