manti (plural manti or manties)
- A type of dumpling served in Turkish and Central Asian cuisine
1998 November 13, Ted Shen, “Restaurant Tours: Metin Kurtulus serves Turkey”, in Chicago Reader:
- And they kept one of the national dishes, manti (pasta stuffed with ground beef served in garlic-yogurt sauce, $11.50), as well as lahmacun, sort of a Turkish pizza ($3), and arnavut cigeri (fried calf's liver and potatoes, $5.75), a hot appetizer.
2007 December 5, Melissa Clark, “When It Looks at You, It’s Done”, in New York Times:
- Crowding the table were miniature, hand-formed lamb dumplings called manti; flaky pastries, called boreks, filled with wild greens; and an elaborate paste of chicken, wheat and pistachios called keskek.
type of dumpling
- plural of
- meat-filled pockets of pasta in Turkey and Central Asia, see Manti (dumpling) (plural form)