In a small bowl stir together flour, basil, salt, and baking powder.
In a small bowl combine egg and oil.
Add egg mixture to flour mixture.
Using a wooden spoon or heavy plastic spoon gently bllend together until a soft, sticky dough forms.
If using low-heat setting, turn cooker to high-heat setting.
Drop dumpling dough by rounded teaspoons or a cookie scoop into 12 mounds on top of mixture in cooker, spacing mounds evenly.
Cover and cook for 50 to 60 minutes more or until a wooden toothpick inserted in the center of dumplings comes out clean. (Do not lift cover during cooking.)
Top with a few snippets of fresh basil in each individual bowl if you like.