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Hungarian Noodles/Dumplings


simple flour dumpling boiled in water

Rate this recipe 4.2/5 (7 Votes)


  • 2 cups Flour
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Water (cold)
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons oil or butter


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Beat the eggs lightly with the salt and pepper. Add cold water and oil and blend.

Step 2

Srinkle baking powder into flour. Add flour in small amounts until a fork can just about stand upright in the dough. Add additional water as necessary. Let the dough rest for about 30 minutes

Step 3

Fill a large pot with salted water and bring to a boil.

Step 4

Using a Tablespoon, scoop dough onto side of spoon until spoon is half full, slide off spoon into boiling water. Repeat with remaining dough.

Step 5

After the noodles rise to the top wait about 2 to 3 minutes and then skim them off the surface with a slotted spoon and place in a colander to drain. Add a teaspoon of butter or oil if you wish. Serve immediately as they cool quickly.

Step 6

Serve with Beef Goulash or Chicken Paprikash


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