German Bread Potato Dumplings Recipe

German Bread Potato Dumplings Recipe
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German Bread Potato Dumplings is traditional dish, which is usually served with gravy. Learn how to make/prepare German Bread Potato Dumplings by following this easy recipe.
German Bread Potato Dumplings Recipe
Preparation Time 20 Minutes
Cooking Time 40 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 6
Calories Per Serving 230
  • 1½ lbs Russet Potatoes (about 2 large)
  • 1½ tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Nutmeg (ground)
  • ½ cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/8 cup Cornstarch
  • 1 large Egg
  • 2 slices White Bread
  • 1 tbsp Butter (unsalted)
  • 1 tbsp Corn Oil or Vegetable Oil
How to make German Bread Potato Dumplings:
  • Trim off the crusts of the white bread and set them aside.
  • Cut the bread slices into ½-inch cubes.
  • Heat butter and oil in a pan.
  • Fry the bread cubes in the oil till golden brown.
  • Remove and dry on paper towels.
  • Boil water in a large pot, along with some salt.
  • Scrub the potatoes and cook them in the salted water for about 45 minutes till tender.
  • Drain the potatoes and cool them slightly.
  • Peel the potatoes and chop them into large pieces.
  • Now, refrigerate them for around 30 minutes till they turn cold.
  • Remove and mash the potatoes using a fork or run them through a ricer into a large bowl.
  • Mix the mashed potatoes with salt and nutmeg.
  • Add flour and cornstarch.
  • Knead the mixture to form smooth dough. Add flour, if required.
  • Break the egg into the dough and mix well.
  • Roll the dough into walnut-size balls.
  • Place a bread cube in each dough ball and roll the dumpling between palms to enclose the bread cube. Form smooth balls.
  • Place water in a large pot, along with salt and put it on fire.
  • When the water is near boiling, add the dumplings and cook for 10 to 15 minutes, or till they rise to the top.
  • Remove the dumplings with a slotted spoon and transfer to a large bowl.
  • Cover them with a damp kitchen towel, till all the dumplings are done.
  • Serve hot.