Soya Vegetable Dumplings

Soya Vegetable Dumplings

Dumpling is a dish in which pastry rolled from flour is filled with different types of fillings such as chicken, meat, fruit, vegetables, dry fruits or nut. It can be given different kinds of shapes. It is then either deep fried or steamed. The dumplings are served with different kinds of sauces and is served hot.

Dumpling has become a popular dish these days. It can be considered a whole meal dish.
Different kinds of fillings can be tried to make a dumpling. You can also try out different types of shapes for making a dumpling.

It is a healthy treat during cold and chilly nights. Serve it hot with sauces of your choice.

 

Soya Vegetable Dumplings
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Soya Vegetable Dumplings

A healthy dish where the veggies are stuffed into the thin flour pastry sheet. The edges of the sheets are pressed and then the dumpling is steamed and served hot with red and black sauce.
Course Global, Starters
Cuisine Global, Indo-Chinese
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 25 dumplings
Calories 69kcal

Ingredients

Dough for Dumpling

  • 1.5 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2/3 cup water
  • salt as per taste
  • damp cloth to cover dough

Stuffing and sauces

  • 1 cup cabbage grated or chopped in chopper
  • 2 carrots grated or chopped
  • 1 small onion chopped finely
  • 2 clove garlic chopped finely
  • 1/2 cup soya bean granules
  • 4 tbsp coriander chopped finely
  • 2 tsp black pepper powder
  • salt as per taste
  • 2 tbsp ketchup
  • 2 tbsp red chili sauce
  • 4 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tsp vinegar
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds roasted
  • 1/2 tsp red chili flakes
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper powder
  • salt to taste
  • cabbage leaves for steaming dumplings

Instructions

Dough for Dumpling

  • In a mixing bowl, add one cup wheat flour and salt. Mix them well.
    Soya Vegetable Dumplings
  • Heat water in a pot till just before it starts boiling.
    Soya Vegetable Dumplings
  • Pour the hot water over the flour mix. (the hot water helps in gluten formation)
    Soya Vegetable Dumplings
  • Mix it well with a spoon.(as there is hot water). The mixture will become sticky.
    Soya Vegetable Dumplings
  • Knead the dough by adding the other half cup of dough gradually.
    Soya Vegetable Dumplings
  • Knead it till all the flour is absorbed and the dough becomes soft and smooth. The dough will come up again even when pressed with a finger, as shown.
    Soya Vegetable Dumplings
  • Cover it with a damp cloth and let it rest for 30 minutes. In the meantime prepare the stuffing.
    Soya Vegetable Dumplings

Stuffing and sauces

  • Put the soya granules in the a pot with salt and boil them for 2-3 minutes. Then drain them and squeeze excess water from them and keep aside.
    Soya Vegetable Dumplings
  • Grate the carrots and cabbage or chop them finely in a chopper. Finely chop the coriander.
    Soya Vegetable Dumplings
  • Heat oil in a pan and add finely chopped garlic and onions. Saute till the onions are translucent and the raw smell of garlic goes away.
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  • Add the soya granules and mix them well.
    Soya Vegetable Dumplings
  • Add salt, pepper and some chopped coriander to it and mix well and let the mixture cool.
    Soya Vegetable Dumplings
  • In another bowl add the grated cabbage, carrot and soya granules mixture.
  • Add crushed black pepper and the remaining chopped coriander. Mix them well and keep aside.
    Soya Vegetable Dumplings
  • Make the sauces to be served with dumplings. Red sauce- Take 2 tbsp of ketchup and 2 tbsp of red chilli sauce. Mix them well. Red sauce is ready, Black sauce - Take 4 tbsp of soya sauce, 1/2 tsp black pepper powder, 1/2 tsp chili flakes, 1 tbsp honey , 2 tsp roasted sesame seeds, 2 tsp vinegar and pinch of salt. Mix them well. Sauce is ready.
    Soya Vegetable Dumplings

Making Dumpling

  • Make two equal portions of the dough. Roll them into cylindrical logs as shown.
    Soya Vegetable Dumplings
  • Cut the logs into half and the half portions into half as shown.
    Soya Vegetable Dumplings
  • Then cut each piece in half to get the equal size. Flatten the cut portions into a circle as shown.
    Soya Vegetable Dumplings
  • Add salt to the stuffing and mix well
  • Take a flatten circle and dust it with flour.
    Soya Vegetable Dumplings
  • Roll into a small thin circle. Roll thin from the outer edge. The inner side of the circle should be thick then the edges.
  • Make circles from all the remaining dough.
    Soya Vegetable Dumplings
  • Now place one circle on one hand. Fill one tbsp of the prepared stuffing. Apply water on the edges and fold in a semicircle as shown. The edges should be pressed and sealed properly.
    Soya Vegetable Dumplings
  • Grab the ends of the edges and roll them inwards along the straight edge. Join the ends as shown. Make all the other dumplings in similar way.
    Soya Vegetable Dumplings
  • Take a perforated plate and place cabbage leaves on it. Place the prepared dumplings on it. Place the plate on a stand in a pot filled with water. (the cabbage leaves gives a nice aroma and prevents dumplings from sticking)
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  • Cover it with lid and steam them for 15 minutes on medium heat.
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  • The dumplings are ready. Brush oil over it.
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  • Serve them hot with the prepared sauces.
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Nutrition

Calories: 69kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Sodium: 175mg | Potassium: 114mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 750IU | Vitamin C: 6.6mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1.3mg

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