Kreplach (pronounced krep-lakh) is the Yiddish name for the traditional triangular pieces of dough filled with ground meat or chicken, similar to dumplings. A Jewish dish that has been around since Medieval times. Kreplach originated in Eastern Europe as fried pastries stuffed with meat. Kreplach dumplings can be stuffed with such as with meat, potato, cheese, and even poached prune.
Some boil the pockets and eat them with their chicken soup; others fry them and serve as a separate dish.