Kopytka – Polish Potato Dumplings

Kopytka – Polish Potato Dumplings


1½ kg large potatoes (peeled, cooked and mashed before and stored in the fridge)
3½ cups plain flour +some more for working surface
3 large eggs


large flat pot
slotted spoon


Bring large pot of water to boil.
Mix potatoes with flour and eggs, season with salt.
Knead dough fast on floured surface, do not let it to get warm because it will turn soft and sticky.
Create 2 cm wide rolls, flatten them with your hand and chop with the knife.
Place some of them (only as much as can fit on the bottom of the pot) in pot of boiling water, cook for 3 – 4 minutes from the time they start floating on the surface.
Remove kopytka from the pot using slotted spoon and place another portion in the pot.
When all kopytka are cooked share to the plates and top with your favourite topping. Optionally refry before sharing to the plates.