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Steamed Vegetarian Dumplings

with Bok Choy and Tofu

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Steamed Vegetarian Dumplings

Steamed Vegetarian Dumplings - Mouthwatering Chinese finger food

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384
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50 min.
Preparation
1 hr 10 min.
Ready in
moderate
Difficulty

Ingredients

for 4 servings
1 ounce
11 ounces
1 teaspoon
½ teaspoon
11 ounces
4 ounces
9 ounces
Bamboo shoots (canned)
2
8 sheets
Garlic chive (Asian variety, or chives)
1 tablespoon
Vegetable oil (plus a little more for the steamer)
1 tablespoon
2 tablespoons
2 tablespoons
liquid Honey
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Kitchen utensils

1 Pot, 1 Skillet, 1 Bowl, 1 Small bowl, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Sieve, 1 Rolling pin, 1 Lid, 1 Steamer basket

Preparation steps

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Steamed Vegetarian Dumplings preparation step 1

Soak mushrooms in plenty of warm water.

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Steamed Vegetarian Dumplings preparation step 2

Combine flour, curry, turmeric and salt (to taste) in a bowl. Stir in 150 ml (approximately 3/4 cup) of boiling water. Add 5 tablespoons cold water and knead dough on a floured surface for about 4 minutes or until smooth. Cover and let rest for 15 minutes.

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Steamed Vegetarian Dumplings preparation step 3

Meanwhile, rinse bok choy, trim and cut lengthwise into strips.

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Steamed Vegetarian Dumplings preparation step 4

Cut tofu into small cubes. Drain bamboo shoots and cut into strips.

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Steamed Vegetarian Dumplings preparation step 5

Trim mushrooms and cut into thin strips. Peel garlic and chop finely. Rinse cut garlic and shake off excess water.

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Steamed Vegetarian Dumplings preparation step 6

Heat oil in a pan and cook garlic until translucent. Add bok choy, mushrooms and bamboo and sauté 4-5 minutes while stirring. Add tofu and season with salt and pepper.

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Steamed Vegetarian Dumplings preparation step 7

Divide the dough into 8 portions and roll out on floured surface into thin circles.

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Steamed Vegetarian Dumplings preparation step 8

Spread the filling evenly over the individual circles of dough.

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Steamed Vegetarian Dumplings preparation step 9

 Bring edges of dough together to seal in the filling and tie each dumpling with a stalk of garlic chive.

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Steamed Vegetarian Dumplings preparation step 10

Place dumplings in a lightly greased steamer basket and place basket in a deep pot with boiling water. Ensure that the steamer basket is placed just above boiling water. Cover and steam for about 20 minutes.

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Steamed Vegetarian Dumplings preparation step 11

Whisk together soy sauce, mustard and honey. Serve dumplings with dipping sauce.

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