Machanka (Belarus. Machanka or machanka, Ukr. Machanka) – dairy or meat dish Belarusian and Ukrainian cuisine.
Machanka pork prepared usually from different trimmings (what is left after cooking other dishes): smoked, salted, bacon, ham, sausage, scraps of bone and so on. Therefore Machanka cut the meat into very small pieces. Other components Machanka – sauce, flour, water. From spices add the onion, mushrooms, dill, pepper less.
When Machanka prepared as a separate dish, then you can add it in a variety of ingredients: boiled and finely chopped potatoes, cabbage, turnips. Side dish can be served separately and then baked vegetables and served whole or in large pieces.
Often Machanka served with pancakes.


The simplest shkvarkovaya, which is prepared from the sauce with bacon, seasoned flour and dilute with water, onion and pepper.

  • 200 g sausages.
  • 300 g pork.
  • 100 g onion.
  • 60 g parsley root.
  • 100 g sour cream.
  • 40 g butter.
  • Salt.
  • 20 g flour.


  • Braise chopped meat and sausages for 5-10 minutes, then, having added some water, stew on low heat.
  • Take out meat and sausages and set aside.
  • Add chopped fried onion and chopped parsley to the broth and bring to boil.
  • Add meat to the broth and put in the oven for 15 minutes.