Mix forcemeat, finely chopped onion, salt, black pepper, spices.
Sift flour into a large bowl. Separately mix egg, salt, and a little bit water. The resulting mixture gradually, stirring, pour in the flour. Knead the dough until smooth and homogeneous.
On the floured work surface roll out the dough into a layer 0.5 inch (1 cm) thick, cut it into circles using a glass. In the middle put the stuffing.
Pinch the edges of dumplings with wet hands. Continue to make the dumplings until the end the dough or stuffing.
Boil water in a saucepan. Add salt, bay leaf, spices, dumplings and cook about 5-10 minutes until the dumplings float up. Serve with butter or sour cream. Optional garnish with greens. Enjoy your meal!!!