Fried Dumplings and Boiled Dumplings
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Ingredients3 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup milk
Oil for frying
PreparationSieve the flour in to a bowl, stir in the salt and baking powder
Cut the butter in to small lumps and add to the mixture
Work the mixture in to a breadcrumb-like texture
Add the milk a little bit at a time and work in to the mixture (if it is added too quickly the mixture may not bind properly)
Knead the mixture until it is smooth
Divide the mixture in to small balls about 5cm in diameter then flatten the balls so they are about 2cm thick. The dumplings are now ready to be either boiled or fried.
Cooking - Fried DumplingsHeat the oil over a low heat
Fry until golden brown (this should take about five minutes)
Place on a paper towel to absorb the excess oil
Cooking - Boiled DumplingsPlace the dumplings in boiling water for 15 minutes
Drain and serve.
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