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dumplings in stew

How To Cook Dumplings

Haitian Boiled Dumplings are an irresistible vegetarian comfort dish at its best. Learn how to boil dumplings with just a few ingredients from your pantry.
Course Dinner, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Caribbean, Haitian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 People
Calories 197kcal


  • 2 Cups All - Purpose Flour Plus extra if needed
  • 4 Cups Room Temperature Water Plus extra if needed
  • 1 Tsp. Kosher Salt Or salt to taste
  • 1 Tsp. Ground Black Pepper Or pepper to taste
  • 2 Tsp. Olive Oil Divided


  • Prepare the dumplings – bring 3 cups of water to boil. Add 1 tsp. olive oil in the water to avoid the dumplings from sticking at the bottom.
    Prepare the dumplings by adding the flour, salt, pepper in a mixing bowl. Mix well.
    flour, salt and pepper in bowl
  • Then add the water and 1 tsp. olive oil. Mix well.
    Water and Olive oil in flour
  • Take two spoonful or forkful of the dough and place it in the palm of your hand. Using both hands, start rolling the dough lengthwise into a log. Repeat the steps until you have used all of the dough. Add more water if necessary.
    Mixed dough in bowl
  • Transfer the dough in small batches into the boiling water and cook for about 15-20 minutes or until fully cooked.
    Dough in hot water
  • Transfer to a serving dish and serve with desired stew or sauce.
    Haitian Boiled Dumplings In pigeon stew in gray bowl



*** Calories are estimated per serving and does not include pigeon pea stew.


Serving: 6People | Calories: 197kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 225mg | Potassium: 429mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Calcium: 3mg