Vegetable Dumplings

Vegetable Dumplings,  vegetables filled dim sums served with tangy sweet soy sauce and spicy red chilli sauce.

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These dim sums are a healthy treat, because they’re full of veggies and they’re steamed-not fried. Finely chopped vegetables go in as a filling into dim sum shells made of flour and steamed until done. Eat them hot with the red and black sauces. Delicious!

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Vegetable Dumplings recipe - How to make Vegetable Dumplings

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 25 servings (25 serving )
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For The Dough
1 1/2 cups plain flour (maida)
2 tbsp oil
salt to taste

For The Vegetable Filling
1/2 cup shredded cabbage
1/2 cup carrot juliennes
1/4 cup chopped mushrooms (khumbh)
1/4 cup finely chopped asparagus
2 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak)
1/2 tsp pepper powder
2 tbsp soy sauce
salt to taste

For The Red Sauce
1 tomato
3 garlic (lehsun) cloves
2 dry red chillies , broken into pieces
salt to taste

For The Black Sauce
1/2 cup soy sauce
1 tbsp honey
2 tsp vinegar
2 tsp roasted sesame seeds (til)
salt to taste
For the vegetable filling

    For the vegetable filling
  1. Heat the oil in the wok, add the ginger and sauté for for a while.
  2. Add all the remaining ingredients and sauté for a few more minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and divide into 25 equal portions. Keep aside to cool.

For the red sauce

    For the red sauce
  1. Boil a vesselful of water and put the tomato in it for a few minutes. Remove, peel and keep aside.
  2. Dry roast the red chillies till they are crisp.
  3. Combine the tomato, garlic, dry red chillies and salt and blend to a smooth sauce. Keep aside.

For the black sauce

    For the black sauce
  1. Combine all the ingredients and mix well. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Combine all the ingredients together for the dough and knead into a soft pliable dough.
  2. Roll out into a big cylinder.
  3. Divide into 25 equal portions.
  4. Roll out each portion into very thin circle of approx. 50 mm. (2") diameter.
  5. Place one portion vegetable filling in the centre of the rolled circle.
  6. Bring together the edges and pinch them with your fingertips to make dumplings.
  7. Repeat with the remaining dough and filling to make 24 more dumplings.
  8. Steam in a greased steamer for about 10 minutes.
  9. Serve hot with the red and black sauces.


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Nutrient values per serving
Energy42 cal
Protein1.2 g
Carbohydrates6.5 g
Fiber0.3 g
Fat1.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A57.7 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.2 mg
Vitamin C3 mg
Folic Acid3.1 mcg
Calcium9 mg
Iron0.4 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium358.4 mg
Potassium34.7 mg
Zinc0.2 mg

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Vegetable Dumplings
 on 06 May 16 11:19 AM