Gwaramari

Breakfast dumplings

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in

Lands of the Curry Leaf

Lands of the Curry Leaf

By Peter Kuruvita

Published 2018

  • About

‘Gwaramari’ literally means ‘a round bread’ in Newari, a local language spoken by a community in the Kathmandu Valley. This famous breakfast dish is typically served with chutney or milk tea, and is best served warm. Try it with the Chutney for momos.

Ingredients

  • 250 g (9 oz/1⅔ cups) plain (all-purpose) flour
  • 1

Method

Combine the flour, baking powder, cumin, coriander, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Carefully add the water, stirring continuously, until the mixture becomes a thick paste.

Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.

The next morning, heat the oil in a deep heavy-based saucepan over medium–high heat to 190°C (375°F), or until a cube of bread dropped into the oil