Dumplings Around The World: Vegetable Thai Dumplings
If you are a big fan of Thai food and dumplings, in a vegan way, we are glad to introduce you the tasty “Vegetable Thai Dumplings”. Follow us to see how to prepare this satisfying dish.
Ingredients (For 32 pieces of dumplings)
For the dumplings:
- Vegetable oil: 2 Tbs
- Garlic, minced: 2 cloves
- Grated, peeled fresh ginger root: 1 Tbs
- Chili paste: 1 Tbs
- Sliced green onions (white and pale green parts): 3 units
- Diced zucchini: 4 cups (1 large unit)
- Diced red bell pepper: 1 cup (1 unit)
- Fresh lime juice: 1 Tbs
- Chopped fresh cilantro: 1/2 cup
- Square wrappers: 32 pieces
For the dipping sauce:
- Tamari: 1/4 cup
- Rice vinegar: 2 tbs
- Asian sesame oil: 1 tbs
- Chili paste: 1/2 tsp
- Minced green onions: 1 tsp
Add some oil to a large skillet and place over high heat. Add garlic, ginger, and chili paste then stir-fry for 1 minute. Continue to add green onions and cook for another one minute. Add zucchini and bell pepper, stir well and cook until the vegetables become tender. This may take 3 to 4 minutes. Finally, lime juice and cilantro then remove the mixture from heat and let cool.
Transfer the mixture of filling to a food processor and chop finely.
Mix the dipping sauce: take a small bowl, mix all the sauce ingredients together.
Use plastic wrap to line the baking sheet. Start to wrap the dumplings.
Place a wrapper on a clean and flat working surface. Add one 1 tablespoon of the vegetable filling in the center of the wrapper, moist the edges of the wrapper with water. Gather the edges together and pinch tops to form a pouch. Place the finished dumplings on the baking sheet.
Repeat the steps to the remaining filling and wrappers.
Get a wok, add water and bring to boil over high heat. Make sure the water reaches 1/3 of the wok.
Oil the steamer and place the dumplings inside. Remember to leave some space between the dumplings so they will not stick together when cooked. Place a steamer on top of the wok. Cover it with a lid and steam until the dumplings are cooked through, about 15 minutes. Transfer the dumplings onto a plate and serve immediately with the dipping sauce.
Thai Dumplings with Dipping Sauce https://www.vegetariantimes.com/recipes/thai-dumplings-with-dipping-sauce Accessed January 28, 2019