Potato dumplings: recipe for a classic German dish

Tetiana KoziukLS Food
Recipe for potato dumplings. Source: Screenshot of the recipe on YouTube

German potato dumplings  are a hearty potato dish. They are usually made with onion and ham filling. And they are served with a butter and herb sauce.

The recipe for German potato dumplings was published on one of the culinary blogs on YouTube.

Recipe for potato dumplings with onions and ham


  • potatoes - 3 pcs.
  • onion - 1 pc
  • ham - 6-8 pieces
  • egg yolk - 1 pc
  • corn starch - 150 g
  • salt, pepper
  • smoked paprika
  • boiling water
Potato dough for the dish


  • butter
  • dill

Method of preparation:

1. Peel and chop the potatoes. Pour boiling water over them, add salt and put them on the stove.

2. Chop the onion. Fry in a mixture of oil and melted butter for 3-4 minutes. Add salt and pepper.

German-style dumplings

3. Chop the ham and add to the onions. Also add paprika. Fry for 2 minutes.

4. Make mashed potatoes.

5. Add the yolk and starch to the mashed potatoes. Knead the potato dough.

Ready-made dish with sauce

6. Form the dough into balls and put the onion and ham filling in each one.

7. Boil the dumplings in boiling water. After the dumplings float, cook for another 5 minutes.

8. Serve the dumplings with the sauce.

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