Are you ready to add a new recipe to your vegetarian cooking list? Look no further than this delicious and crispy fried vegetable dumplings recipe brought to you by LotusBuddhas. With easy-to-follow steps, you can make a mouth-watering dish that the whole family will love. So, let’s head to the kitchen and get cooking!
Preparation: 45 minutes – Processing: 30 minutes – Difficulty: Easy
- Dumpling dough: 1 kg
- Fresh milk without sugar: 400 ml
- Cassava root: 300 gr
- Onion: 1 piece
- Abalone mushrooms: 5 pieces
- Dried Shiitake Mushroom: 5 pieces
- Vegan pork bologna: 200 gr
- Cooking oil: 170 ml
- Vegan seasoning: 2 teaspoons
- Sugar and ground pepper: 1 pinch
How to Choose Fresh Ingredients
Shape: Choose cassava tubers that have a well-balanced shape, are smooth, have thin skin, and small stalks. The fresh “meat” of the tubers should be sweet, fragrant, and full of water. Avoid selecting tubers with rough skin, as they are often fibrous, dry, and less sweet.
Color: Delicious cassava tubers will have green petioles and ivory-white skin.
Delicious abalone mushrooms
When choosing mushrooms, it is important to look for those with a large, firm body and not porous. The caps of the mushrooms should have large, intact lobes that are slightly curved. Additionally, high-quality abalone mushrooms will have a natural color that is not too dark or too light, typically white or gray.
To ensure freshness, be sure to choose mushrooms that are intact and not crushed or broken, and have a pleasant, natural aroma with no signs of spoilage.
Dried shiitake mushrooms
You should choose mushroom caps that are intact, have a light color, and show no signs of mold. It is recommended to purchase mushrooms from reputable food or grocery stores to ensure their quality.
Where to buy dumpling dough and vegan pork bologna?
To make dumplings, you can use pre-mixed dumpling flour which already contains yeast. Simply follow the instructions to make the dough. Using this type of flour makes the preparation and the finished product more convenient. You can purchase dumpling flour at food stores, traditional markets, or supermarkets. Vegan pork bologna can be found in both vegetarian stores and supermarkets.
1. Knead the dough for the dumplings shell
First, you dissolve the yeast package available in the dumpling dough bag with 400ml of unsweetened fresh milk. Next, put in a bowl 300g dumpling dough, yeast mixture, 10ml (1 tablespoon) cooking oil. Use a spatula to mix the ingredients together.
Next, use your hands to knead the dough for about 10-15 minutes until it forms a smooth, non-sticky mass. Finally, put the dough in a bowl, cover and let rise for 30 minutes until the dough doubles in size.
2. Wash and cut the ingredients to make the filling inside the dumplings
Dried shiitake mushrooms, you soak them in water and then cut off the mushroom legs, wash and cut into small rectangles. Abalone mushrooms you wash, cut off the mushroom legs and tear into strands. Clean cassava, vegan pork bologna you cut into small rectangles.
Peel the onion and cut it into small pieces. Put the pan on the stove, heat 10 ml (1 tablespoon) of cooking oil, when the oil is hot, add the chopped onion and fry until fragrant.
Next, you add bologna, shiitake mushrooms, abalone mushrooms, and cassava roots and stir-fry with 1/2 teaspoon of sugar, 2 teaspoons of vegetarian seasoning and a little pepper. Stir-fry this mixture over medium heat until fully cooked.
3. Roll the dough and wrap the dumplings
Knead the dumpling dough again, then divide it into equal parts and roll into balls.
Next, use a rolling pin, put the mushroom filling made in the above step in the middle, grab the edge of the dough and gently roll it back. Do the same until the remaining dough and filling are used up.
4. Fried dumplings
Put the oil pan on the stove and heat 150ml of cooking oil, then you put the dumplings in and deep fry in oil on low heat, when frying, remember to turn the sides of the dumplings often.
You fry for about 5-8 minutes until the outer shell is crispy, golden brown, the dumplings are puffy.
5. Finished product
With its light, crispy shell and savory filling of mushrooms and vegan pork bologna, fried vegetable dumplings are a delightful treat that is sure to satisfy your taste buds. The soft and chewy texture of the dumplings is complemented by the sweet and savory flavor of milk, making it an excellent snack or main course.
Thanks to the detailed recipe provided above, making these delicious dumplings at home is easy and affordable. So why not impress your friends and family with your culinary skills and whip up a batch of these mouth-watering treats today? LotusBuddhas wishes you all the best in your culinary adventures!
Reference: Dien May Xanh