Norwegian Comfort: Raspeballer Recipe

Dish recipes: Raspeballer
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Embrace the heartwarming flavors of Norway with our Raspeballer recipe. These traditional potato dumplings are a cornerstone of Norwegian comfort food, offering a delightful combination of simplicity and taste. Join us as we explore the art of creating these cozy dumplings.


2 lbs (0.9 kg) Potatoes, peeled and grated

1 cup All-Purpose Flour

1/2 cup Potato Starch

1/2 cup Milk

1/4 cup Butter, melted

Salt and White Pepper to taste

Cooked Bacon or Sausages for serving

Chopped Chives for garnish


Place the grated potatoes in a clean kitchen towel and squeeze out excess moisture. In a large bowl, combine the grated potatoes, all-purpose flour, potato starch, melted butter, and milk. Mix until a sticky dough forms. Season the dough with salt and white pepper to taste. With wet hands, shape the dough into round dumplings, ensuring they are compact. Bring a pot of salted water to a gentle boil. Carefully place the dumplings into the boiling water and simmer until they float to the surface, indicating they are cooked. Serve Raspeballer hot with cooked bacon or sausages, garnished with chopped chives.


Experience Norwegian comfort by serving Raspeballer with your favorite accompaniments. The simplicity of these dumplings pairs wonderfully with savory meats.

Raspeballer is a testament to the cozy and uncomplicated joys of Norwegian cuisine. These potato dumplings encapsulate the essence of comfort on a plate.