food that consists of small pieces of dough (with or without filling)

Dumplings may be any of a wide variety of dishes, both sweet and salty, in several different cuisines. They are either made from balls of dough or are small bits of food put into pastry, dough, batter, or leaves.

Singapore fried dumplings
Place of originChinese
Main ingredientsFlour, potatoes or bread
A Dutch Bapao dumpling