Grate potatoes and blend with barley flour until a proper consistency. Some ground, boiled potatoes and a little salt may be added. Form round or oblong dumplings with your hand. Bring salted water to a boil, add dumplings and simmer until done. Serve with boiled rutabagas and fried bacon. Some people enjoy these dumplings served with soup.

Ekte Norsk Mat–Authentic Norwegian Cooking is available for purchase, through the Vesterheim bookstore. Call toll free at (800) 979-3346.