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1.73 from 11 votes


Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Pasta, Side Dish
Cuisine: Caribbean, creole
Keyword: boiled dumplings, Caribbean dumplings, dumplings
Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¾ cup water or coconut milk
  • 2 litres water for boiling dumplings


  • Mix the flour and salt. Stir in the water and form a dough. Leave to rest before shaping the dough. (Note: Larger dumplings are boiled in salted water.)
  • Allow to cook for about 10-15 minutes or when dumplings float to the top. Drain and wash out with some cold water. Set aside for serving.