Thursday, April 24, 2014

Homemade Pork Dumplings (Step by Step Method)

These days we can easily purchase any types,shape or brands of dumpling in Asian mart at frozen section.Some Asian marts do carry homemade dumpling.It's no denial that these dumpling taste good (including plenty of MSG),reasonable price and convenient.All we needs to do is to cook and eat it!! This is my first time making homemade dumping myself.You can use any type of meat to suit your taste or preference but I used minced pork. Well, I think my dumpling skin is a little bit thick and my crimping style is not up to the expectation :( Anyway,I think the taste is good enough and it's not too bad since it's my first attempt!! Maybe in future I will try to practices more to make the appearance look perfect!!.Happy Crimping!!



250 gm glutinous rice flour(sieve)
100 gm all purpose flour,plus extra for dusting
300 ml water
3 tbsp oil

2 lbs minced pork
1 stalk scallion,slice small
2 tbsp oyster sauce
1 tbsp ground white pepper
2 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp sesame oil

Dipping sauce:

2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 inch of ginger,scale the skin and shredded thin
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp granulated sugar
some slice scallion
*combine above ingredients in a small bowl,mix well*

1:Combine all the filling ingredients in a mixing bowl,mix well.

2:Combine both sieved flour in a mixing bowl,add in water and oil,knead with hands or mixer until smooth and elastic.(I knead with hands for 15-20 minutes)Rest for 10 minutes.

3:Then roll out the smooth dough in oblong shape,use knife to cut the dough in diameter shape.(If you like your dumpling bigger cut the dough thicker)Sprinkle some flour on the counter top to prevent dough from sticking.

4:Press the cut diameter dough with your palm on the kitchen counter top,then use dumpling roller(small size) to roll  dough from inside out.Scoop 1 tbsp or more filling,place in the center of rolled out dough.Fold the dough and crimping the edge.For storage,keep dumpling in freezer.

5:Prepare a tray,sprinkle with flour,place ready to cook dumping on the tray.Continue the same procedure until finish.Prepare a water in a pot at high heat.Drop few drops of oil in the rolling boiled water,place the ready to cook dumpling in the boiling water.Cook for 10-15 minutes before scoop up and drain.Serve warm with ginger sauce as dipping.


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