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Surprise Dumplings

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Surprise Dumplings

Surprise Dumplings

Recipe Cook Time

:30 Minutes + Time to chill dough(1hr)

Dumplings made with cottage cheese, flour and semolina. Stuffed with desired fillings and steamed.


  • 200 gm cottage cheese or silken tofu

    1 Tbsp wheat flour

    1 Tbsp semolina

    1 Tbsp couscous

    1 egg

    1 tsp molten butter, ghee or olive oil

    1 tsp lemon juice

    A pinch of salt

    For the filling:

    1/2 Tbsp carrot - grated and sauteed

    1/2 Tbsp spinach - sauteed with garlic and cornflour

    1/2 Tbsp apricots

    For garnish:

    Breadcrumbs or poppy seeds or sesame seeds


Take cottage cheese and mix in wheat flour, semolina, couscous, egg, butter, lemon juice and salt.

Knead a dough and refrigerate it for an hour.

Now take small portions of the dough and flatten them a little.

Fill with the desired fillings and fold in the shape of a dumpling.

Boil in simmering water till the dumplings rise to the surface.

Before serving roll them in breadcrumbs or poppy seeds or sesame.

Key Ingredients: cottage cheese, tofu, whole wheat flour, semolina, couscous, egg, butter, clarified butter, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, carrot, spinach, apricots, Breadcrumbs, poppy seeds, sesame seeds