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How To Make potato Gnocchi (Gnocchi De Patate) At Home

Potato Gnocchi (Gnocchi de patate) are like small dumplings made from potato, flour and egg. Gnocchi are varieties of Italian pasta you can make at home.

Gnocchi (pronounced as nyoki) are a variety of pasta originating from Italy.  Potato Gnocchi (Gnocchi de patate) are like small and soft dumplings made from potato, flour and egg. You can buy potato gnocchi from the market but it's actually very easy to make at home.  Here is a step by step guide with photographs about how to make potato gnocchi at home. 

How To Make potato Gnocchi (Gnocchi De Patate)  At Home 

📎Cuisine : Italian 
🔪Preparation Time : 45 minutes
♨Cooking Time : 15 minutes
🕞Total : 1 hour


INGREDIENTS:

  • 5 medium sized potatoes 
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups of flour (maida) 
  • Salt 
METHOD:
  1. Boil potatoes in salty water. 
  2. Peel potatoes. 
  3. In a large bowl, mash the potatoes with the help of a fork or potato masher. 
  4. Add egg and mix well with the mashed potatoes. 
  5. Now add flour. Make a nice dough. Add more flour if required and knead the dough properly until form a ball. 
  6. Divide the dough into 8 equal parts. Roll each parts into long and thin shape. 
  7.  With the help of a knife cut into small pieces. Mark each small pieces with the help of a fork to make ridges that can hold sauce. 
  8. Now in a heavy bottomed pan heat water. Add pinch of salt. 
  9. Add the small dumplings into the boiling water and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  10. Drain and your gnocchi are ready. Toss in sauce or cook as you like. 

STEP-BY-STEP RECIPE WITH PHOTOGRAPHS:

STEP 1
How To Make potato Gnocchi (Gnocchi De Patate)  At Home
Take 5 boiled potatoes 

STEP 2
How To Make potato Gnocchi (Gnocchi De Patate)  At Home
Peel potatoes 

STEP 3
How To Make potato Gnocchi (Gnocchi De Patate)  At Home
Mash potatoes 

How To Make potato Gnocchi (Gnocchi De Patate)  At Home
Smoothly mash potatoes 

STEP 4
How To Make potato Gnocchi (Gnocchi De Patate)  At Home
Add egg

How To Make potato Gnocchi (Gnocchi De Patate)  At Home
Add egg 

How To Make potato Gnocchi (Gnocchi De Patate)  At Home
Mix egg with mashed potatoes 

STEP 5
How To Make potato Gnocchi (Gnocchi De Patate)  At Home
Add flour 

STEP 6
How To Make potato Gnocchi (Gnocchi De Patate)  At Home
Make a nice dough 

How To Make potato Gnocchi (Gnocchi De Patate)  At Home
Make a ball shaped dough

STEP 7
How To Make potato Gnocchi (Gnocchi De Patate)  At Home
Make 8 parts 

STEP 8
How To Make potato Gnocchi (Gnocchi De Patate)  At Home
Make long and thin rolls 

STEP 9
How To Make potato Gnocchi (Gnocchi De Patate)  At Home
Cut into small pieces 

STEP 10
How To Make potato Gnocchi (Gnocchi De Patate)  At Home
Mark with fork

How To Make potato Gnocchi (Gnocchi De Patate)  At Home

STEP 11
How To Make potato Gnocchi (Gnocchi De Patate)  At Home
Boil water 

STEP 12
How To Make potato Gnocchi (Gnocchi De Patate)  At Home
Add gnocchi 

STEP 13
How To Make potato Gnocchi (Gnocchi De Patate)  At Home
Remove from water

How To Make potato Gnocchi (Gnocchi De Patate)  At Home

Potato Gnocchi (Gnocchi de patate) are like small dumplings made from potato, flour and egg. Gnocchi are varieties of Italian pasta you can make at home. Cook with vegetables of your choice to make vegetable gnocchi.
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