Boil hen, onion, celery, carrots, bay leaf, parsley, bell pepper, salt, roux, and black pepper in 6 cups water for 1 hour. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 2 hours. Remove 2 cups of liquid and set aside. Remove chicken and place in a platter. Mix 1-1/2 cups flour, 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder, 2 eggs, 1/4 cup milk, fresh chives should be sticky. Drop by teaspoonfuls into hot gravy. Do not stir. When cooked, teaspoon gravy over chicken.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana