Dumplings are among the most popular types of foods in many places. This is mainly attributed to the fact that they can be eaten as a snack or even together with the main meals. They are also delicious provided they are prepared in the right manner. Traditionally they have been associated with meat where they are usually stuffed with different types of meat. but it is also possible to make delicious dumplings without using meat or any other animal product. All that is needed is to find the right dumpling recipe for a vegan. Here are three easy to follow vegan dumpling recipes.
This particular method of preparing vegan dumplings is simple and can be implemented at home in a simple manner. All that one need is to get the things which will be needed and most of these things are readily available in the most home. It is also easy to make the wrappers but one can readily get ready-made wrappers to simplify the process.
1 A cups of all-purpose flour
A cup of hot water
Pinch of salt
2 fresh shiitake mushrooms
one medium-sized white cabbage or Napa cabbage
one teaspoon of freshly grated ginger
one finely chopped spring onion
one tablespoon of grated ginger
¼ medium sized finely chopped purple onion
one tablespoon of sesame oil
A cup of sesame seeds
3 tablespoons of water placed in a flat plate
The first step should be to prepare the dough with the flour being put in a medium-sized bowl. One should then add hot water and then stir the mixture. The resulting dough should be turned on a floured work surface and then covered with plastic wrap. This should be left as it is for about an hour until the dough is soft.
During the one hour that the dough is left one should slice the cabbage into thin strips and then put it in a bowl. One should then add one tablespoon of salt and set it aside. The next step should be to cut the shiitake mushroom into small dices and then use another bowl to mix the dices with purple onion, spring onion, garlic, and ginger. One should then take the slices of cabbage and mix them with this mushroom mixture.
The next step should be to take a quarter of the dough and roll it into a twelve-inch rope and then cut the rope into twelve pieces. One should take these pieces and roll them into about A an inch rounds. One should then pour about 2 teaspoons of the mixture set aside into the center of the rolls. This should be followed by bringing up the sides of the wrappers. The next step is dipping the bottoms of the dumpling in the water and then dipping them into the bowl with sesame.
To finish this process one should heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a skillet and then arrange the dumplings on the skillet with the plated edges being on the upper side. They should be cooked over high heat until the bottoms are lightly browned and then an A cup of water should be added. One should cover the dumplings and cook for about five minutes until the fillings are properly cooked. When the dumplings are properly cooked one should serve them while they are still hot.
This is also a simple vegan dumpling recipe which can be done in the home without needing any animal product.
A cup of grated carrots
A cup of shredded cabbage
2 tablespoons of finely chopped onions
2 tablespoons of freshly minced ginger
A cup of chopped mushrooms
2 tablespoons of chopped red pepper
1 tablespoon of sesame oil
Salt and pepper to add taste
35-40 small dumpling wrappers
The first step in this dumpling recipe for a vegan is to take a large bowl and mix the carrots, mushrooms, onion, soy sauce, sesame oil, cabbage, ginger and red pepper. One should stir until the mixture is smooth and then season using the paper and salt so as to add taste.
The next step should be to form the dumpling by placing the wrapper on a dry surface. One should place a single tablespoon of the mixture in the middle of wrappers and then wet the edges using water. One should then fold one side and ensure that the edges are sealed. The dumplings made will have a shape of the moon.
Should then bring A inch of water to simmer over medium heat in a steamer and the place the dumplings in a way that they will not touch each other. One should then cover the dumplings and steam them for about ten minutes until they are properly cooked. One should serve the dumpling while they are still hot and one can combine them with the favorite dipping sauce.
This particular simple dumpling recipe is meant for vegans and it is Asian based. One just needs to follow the simple recipe to make the delicious dumplings.
1 package baked tofu
1 small head cauliflower
2 cup bok choy leaves
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 cup chopped green onion
3 minced garlic
2 tablespoons of tamari or soy sauce
1 A cups of fresh shiitake mushroom
2 teaspoons of minced ginger
2 tablespoons of miso paste
The first step should be to chop the tofu into relatively small cubes and then break the cauliflower into small pieces while at the same time trimming the stems. One should then heat the sesame oil in a large skillet using medium-high heat. One should then put the pieces of cauliflower in the skillet for about three minutes and then stir in the garlic. The next step should be to add the tofu, miso, mushrooms, ginger and bok choy. This mixture should be cooked until the water from the bok choy is completely cooked off. This mixture should then be removed from the heat and allowed to cool for about five minutes.
The next step should be to place the dumpling wrappers on a floured working surface and put a tablespoon of the mixture in the middle of the wrappers. One should then the outer rims of the wrappers and then fold the edges until the fillings are fully covered. It is important to ensure that all the air is removed from the interior. One should then cook the dumplings in a pan that is lightly oiled using medium heat for about two minutes for each side. This dumpling recipe requires that these particular vegan dumplings should be served while they are still hot and they go well with a peanut sauce.