Original Flava - Dumplings

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Dumpling recipe

Dumplings is a traditional dish from the caribbean, these nourishing dough balls are used for a variety of meals. 


  • 660g Self-raising flour / or 660g cups plain flour and 1tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt   (optional)
  • 1 tbsp. sugar (optional
  • 230ml cup of water/ milk (more or less if required)
  • Vegetable oil (enough to shallow fry in your frying pan)


  1. Firstly add 660g  of Self-rising flour into a bowl
  2. Then add 1 tsp Salt and 1 Tbsp. sugar
  3. Then mix around with a spoon and gradually add 115ml cold water/milk.
  4.  Use your hand and knead the dough in bowl by consistently twisting the dough, gradually add the rest of the water/milk to the dough if dry and keep kneading together.
  5. Your dough should now be dry with a slight moist consistency and ready to break into dumplings.
  6. Break a piece of dough and make a circular shape.
  7. Heat oil in fruing pan on medium-high heat
  8. Carefully place dumping in hot oil and fry on each side till golden brown.
  9. Place on paper towel.