Hungarian Dumplings With Egg (Tojásos nokedli)

Updated: Sep 21

Dumpling is a broad classification for a dish that consists of pieces of dough (made from a variety of starch sources) wrapped around a filling or of dough with no filling. The dough can be based on bread, flour or potatoes, and may be filled with meat, fish, cheese, vegetables, fruits or sweets. Dumplings may be prepared using a variety of methods, including baking, boiling, frying, simmering or steaming and are found in many world cuisines.

Hungarian are fluffy egg noodle dumplings that are commonly used when making one of the country’s favorite dishes, Chicken Paprikash. ... Hungarian Egg Noodles, Nokedli, or Spaetzle Recipe. Easy homemade noodles that can be substituted anywhere egg noodles would be used.

1 Crack two eggs into a large bowl and lightly beat together. Combine with the slightly warm water.

2 Stir the flour into the watery egg mixture, and combine. the dough doesn’t have to be smooth and should not be overworked, it could make the dumplings a bit tough.

3 The consistency should be soft enough to be still able to stir with a wooden spoon but not drippy. Set aside to rest for a few minutes.

4 Boil water in a large pan add some salt. Place some of the dough on a smaller chopping board or just an ordinary flat plate and with a spoon scrape off little pieces from the corner over the boiling water. Cook for 4-5 minutes, strain, add a little oil or butter so they are not sticking together while preparing the egg mixture.

5 Crack the remaining four eggs, beat them with a bit of salt and set aside.

6 Heat some oil or butter in a pan and add the cooked dumplings cook, heat it through stirring for a few minutes, you can add the chopped spring onions if using.

7 Now pour on the beaten eggs and cook till the eggs lightly cooked. Best to leave the eggs still a bit wet not completely cooked when taking off the heat, as it will carry on cooking and solidifying for a bit.

8 This dish always served with green lettuce with a sweet vinaigrette dressing. Let the lettuce soak in the vinegar dressing for a couple of minutes half an hour before serving. More..!

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