Sourdough Bread Dumplings With Curry Gravy

Sourdough Bread DumplingsCurry Gravy
  • 400 g Sourdough bread
  • 300-330 ml Milk
  • 2-3 tbsp Shallot, fried
  • 2 Eggs
  • 50 g AP flour
  • 1 tbsp Dried parsley
  • 1 tsp Curry salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper
  • 1/6 tsp Nutmeg powder
  • 2 Onions, large
  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tbsp, Ginger, minced
  • 1 tbsp, Garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Curry powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 2 Green chillies, finely chopped
  • 300 g Tomato puree
  • 150 g 3. 5% Plain yoghurt
  • 400 ml 1. 5% Milk
  • Salt and sugar to taste
  • 1 tbsp Dried parsley
  1. Dice the sourdough bread into small cubes and place them in a large bowl. Bring the milk to a boil and pour into the cubed bread. Cover and let sit for 30 minutes. Slice the shallot and fry until golden crispy. Mix the fried shallot and the rest of the ingredients into the bread milk mixture until well blended.
  2. Form 16 small dumplings or 10 large dumplings out of the mixture. The dumplings should be firm but still sticky, so that they won’t fall apart while boiling. In a very large pan bring salted water to the boil. Place the dumplings in the scalding water and simmer for 20 minutes. Dumplings are done when they float.
  3. Peel onions, cut them into halves and microwave with a cup of water for 10 minutes. Remove the onions halves and puree them in your blender. Set aside.
  4. Melt the butter in a skillet. Stir in minced garlic and ginger until aromatic, about 1 minute. Add in coriander, curry, cumin, turmeric, chilli, garam masala, chopped green chillies and onion puree. Stir fry for about 10 minutes.
  5. Add tomato puree and yoghurt to the pan. Mix well and add milk to get a medium thick soup consistency. Add sugar and salt to taste. Simmer gently for at least 30 minutes. Reduce to a thick but pourable applesauce texture. If it starts to get too dry, add more milk. Add in the bread dumplings and sprinkle the parsley over.


doggybloggy 2/5/10 22:25

wow this looks fantastic - I bet it seems like meat with out the meat - excellent as usual!

Dishesdone 2/5/10 22:34

Those dumplings look amazing! So much flavor in the gravy, delicious looking dish!

Lazaro Cooks! 3/5/10 00:05

Fantastic dish. The curry gravy looks amazing. Great photos as well. Cheers!

Velva 3/5/10 00:07

I love the idea of this dish-A curry gravy served over a bread dumplings, what a simeple and great idea. I love the simplicity of this meal.

Bo 3/5/10 00:12

Wow! Looks just like meatballs...the sauce sounds very flavorful.

Ellie (Almost Bourdain) 3/5/10 02:14

Never thought about using sourdough to make dumplings! You are a genius!

Kitchen Corner 3/5/10 02:46

Hey, you always give very clear instruction through the pictures. That's very appetizing dish, Curry! My favorite food, curry always goes well with bread. Good one!

Anncoo 3/5/10 03:35

I am getting hungry again after looking at this delicious curry dumpling.

Biren 3/5/10 03:37

I've never had dumplings with curry but these look delicious. The bread dumplings must be tasty soaking up the curry sauce.

Cool Lassi(e) 3/5/10 03:39

A beautiful curried sourdough dumplings! I am drooling just looking at it!

Devaki 3/5/10 03:49

Dear Angie - What an interesting take on classic from India! Your rasa looks delicious :)

Ciao, Devaki @ weavethousandflavors

lululu 3/5/10 05:15

I really thought they were meatballs! Good job! Sourdough dumplings sounds very interesting but tasty! I don't think I can let go of a single drip of that curry sauce.

shahana 3/5/10 05:17

nice dish !looks so inviting!

wendyywy @ Table for 2 or more..... 3/5/10 05:44

Gosh!!! Those bread dumplings look like fishballs.
They must taste pretty good with curry.

Nithu 3/5/10 05:59

Wow!! tempting...must try

Ivy 3/5/10 06:48

These sound delicious. Never thought of dumplings using bread.

Ann 3/5/10 06:55

That looks so delightful.. excellent picture too.

Elin 3/5/10 07:15

Angie....this so creative..I would not have thought of it. Brilliant! Thanks for sharing such a great one :))

3 hungry tummies 3/5/10 07:29

This is such an exciting dish! Love the vibrant colour of the dish!

zurin 3/5/10 08:40

this looks so exciting! dumplings in curry ....good idea...and ur fotos are always fabulous!

Tuty @Scentofspice 3/5/10 08:59

This is delicious with some chapati or paratha. The dumplings look so good.

Priya 3/5/10 09:03

Looks like our Kofta curry, looks super delicious and tempting..

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) 3/5/10 09:30

this look so delicious and tempting!

[Reply] 3/5/10 10:30

wow creamy, rich ,colourful and delicious looking gravy with dumplings.Simply mouth watering.

Heavenly Housewife 3/5/10 11:00

This looks absolutely wonderful. I bet my husband would love it. Thanks for sharing another great recipe daaaaaahling.
*kisses* HH

tigerfish 3/5/10 11:23

They look absolutely like meatballs in curry gravy :D

Happy Cook 3/5/10 11:34

Wowo this is a totally new dish for me; i didn't even know you could make dumblings like this with bread and that gravy just looks absloutley so so yumm.

M D 3/5/10 12:01

Awesome pics on ur site. The curry looks tempting and too good Angie! It has rich colors wanting me to grab it off the screen!

sangeeta 3/5/10 12:31

i never tried dumplings in a curry n i think it is a great idea....usually i like them in lentil soups ..

Pete 3/5/10 12:48

Interesting way to cook curry this way instead of using meat.

Angie 3/5/10 14:30

Looks so great, I love the use of sour dough, and the sauce is amazing!

Claudia 3/5/10 14:43

The bread dumplings are inspired. What a delicious way to soak up that savory sauce.

Mausi 3/5/10 15:13

This looks great. I had bread dumpling in Germany but it was with cream sauce. Curry sauce sounds really good!
I think my husband would love this dish :-)

kitchen flavours 3/5/10 15:33

Looks really yummy and delicious!

Rach 3/5/10 16:20

Looks delicious! You have a nice blog :)

citronetvanille 3/5/10 18:03

Oh what a great idea! bread dumplings! I know i would love those, vegetarian and enhanced by a gorgeous spicy sauce. Yum!!!!

Gulmohar 3/5/10 18:51

Looks so drooling at your pics

Fearless Kitchen 3/5/10 18:59

Now there's an interesting combination of flavors... this looks delicious!

Mary 3/5/10 19:00

I never thought that could be done with bread. This really looks wonderful. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

Rosa's Yummy Yums 3/5/10 19:30

What a unique recipe! Those remind me a little of Matzoh balls... A fabulous way of using leftover sourdough bread!



munchcrunchandsuch 3/5/10 19:40

how nice!what with the Indian touch and looks so colourful

Pavithra 3/5/10 21:32

Wooooooooow looks so delicious and wonderful recipe dear. I have bookmarked.. truely tempting.

Dee 3/5/10 23:01

Incredible! Those remind me of Dumplings we used to eat on our trips to Vienna! How delightful & your sauce beats anything I ever ate on those trips. I should have come to your house!! LOL!!

theUngourmet 3/5/10 23:33

Curry gravy. Ahhhh, sounds like heaven to me! I really would love to try your sourdough dumplings. I've never had such a thing. ;)

natural selection 4/5/10 00:02

Angie your a star with your recipes you put so much love into it! its always refreshing and comforting. And I love dumplings and curry! I have some exotic spices from the middle east I need to use this summer thanks for the inspiration!

Beachlover 4/5/10 01:44

interesting!! something different and look awesome yummy!! curry for me anytime!

Hornsfan 4/5/10 02:03

Tasty - I adore curry!

wenn 4/5/10 02:21

something different!

Michelle 4/5/10 02:30

Such a unique recipe! I know I've said this before but I just love the square glass photographs so beautifully!

A Canadian Foodie 4/5/10 02:47

What a fantastic idea! I have never heard of a sour dough bread dumpling. It seems that I am learning something new with almost every one of your posts, ANgie! And, I love that. These look mouthwatering. I cannot believe they are bread dumplings and am so curious about the texture. I guess I will have to just make them myself.

5 Star Foodie 4/5/10 04:20

These dumplings are totally unique and sound absolutely fantastic! I would love to try!

Taste of Beirut 4/5/10 04:25

How interesting Angie! These look just like regular meatballs! I love that sauce you created to go with them!

MaryMoh 4/5/10 08:02 favourite here....curry! It's thick and colourful. Looks really delicious. I can eat that with anything...mmm

Xiao Yen Recipes 4/5/10 10:32

Yah! I have all the spices you listed! I just made fresh garam masala. I'm experimenting with Indian cooking and painstakingly went about looking for the spices. This is a great recipe and a great addition to my list of Indian recipes.

Cheah 4/5/10 10:55

Beautiful pics and a wholesome meal!

denise @ quickies on the dinner table 4/5/10 13:49

Wow! This looks fantastic! Like a meatless kofta curry! I like it!

Rachana Kothari 4/5/10 14:22

The curry looks so delicious!!!! irresistible! lovely clicks too Angie :)

Amy @ cookbookmaniac 4/5/10 14:30

I am such a failure when it comes to making curry. Your curry looks so rich and creamy. I'm so jealous.

A Full-Timed Housefly 4/5/10 14:31

I've never use sourdough before and this is an interesting dish !

sweetlife 4/5/10 15:30

A great dish, I love the sourdough dumplings and the gravy has a very nice color, my mom would love this.


Fimère 4/5/10 16:43

c'est une excellente recette qui me titille beaucoup les papilles
bonne journée

Lazaro Cooks! 4/5/10 18:43

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Sook 4/5/10 22:11

Oh wow, this curry gravy looks fabulous! I am a huge fan of curry and this looks so authentic! I will have to try it.

Fresh Local and Best 5/5/10 02:45

This is a very interesting dish. I've never thought to put dumplings in curry. It looks delicious!

Cinnamon-Girl 5/5/10 02:46

Such delicious dumplings made with sourdough! I never saw one with sourdough before. Your curry looks excellent too!

Hettar7 5/5/10 04:50

I'm not usually a fan of dumplings. Doughey Flavorless globs. But, with that spice filled sauce, these look promising. I will be adding these to my list of things to make.

pigpigscorner 5/5/10 09:36

Looks so rich and flavourful!Makes such a great sauce for the dumplings!

Christine@Christine's Recipes 5/5/10 13:32

The dish looks so rich in flavours. Love the dumplings with delicious sauce.

Cooking-Gallery 5/5/10 13:40

I prefer normal potato dumplings, but these Semmelknödel with curry sauce look so good...!

Jo 5/5/10 14:25

Now this is a totally new dish to me. But it looks yummy especially with all the juicy gravy on the dumplings.

petite nyonya 5/5/10 14:26

This is interesting & looks delicious. I love curry gravy! The more the better, yay!

Trissa 5/5/10 14:52

Angie, that looks like such a hearty dish - especially with all that curry gravy!

Xiaolu @ 6 Bittersweets 6/5/10 04:11

What an intriguing dish. I love bread and spicy gravy, so this combo sounds just right to me.

OysterCulture 11/5/10 14:40

I'd have never thought of using sour dough bread, but this dish just sounds like its packed full of delicious flavor. Thanks for sharing this wonderful sounding recipe.

Bridgett 12/5/10 01:16

Perfectly delicious and I bet you wouldn't even miss the meat. I could definitely get used to eating this for dinner!


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