Vegan Chinese Dumplings with Steamed Broccoli and Tofu

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These semitransparent dumplings simply melt in your mouth leaving the inner stuffing on your taste buds. If you can't make such thin and crisp sheets for these dumplings, you can go ahead with the regular version generally used for patties. Apart from broccoli and tofu, leek is also used in the stuffing in generous amount. Non vegetarians can easily add chicken, mutton or fish fillets in these yummy dumplings provided you slightly increase the thickness of the shell. While steaming these dumplings, make sure they not very near to the source else they will break right there in the container. You must serve these dumplings with a sauce, preferably a combination of soy and seasoned tomato sauce.

Vegan Chinese Dumplings with Steamed Broccoli and Tofu
Vegan Chinese Dumplings with Steamed Broccoli and Tofu
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Delicious broccoli and tofu dumplings

Enjoy these extremely delicious vegan dumplings stuffed with steamed broccoli and flavorful tofu dices which makes it a fulfilling and scrumptious helping.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Servings: 5

Ingredients:
  • 10 to 12 Wonton wrappers
  • 200 gm broccoli (chopped)
  • 200 gm tofu (sliced)
  • 200 gm leek (chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper (coarsely ground)
  • 1 tsp ginger (finely chopped)
  • few drops of soy sauce
  • 4 to 5 tsp olive oil
  • salt to taste

Instructions:

  1. Bring 1 liter of water to a boil and place chopped broccoli in a steaming container.
  2. Steam it for about 6 minutes with a covered lid. Keep aside.
  3. Heat olive oil in a shallow frying pan and add finely chopped ginger in it.
  4. Saute for about a minute and add tofu and leek.
  5. Stir fry for about a minute on a high flame.
  6. Add broccoli, sesame oil, black pepper, soy sauce drops and a pinch of salt.
  7. Saute for 2 more minutes and switch off the flame.
  8. Take a Wonton wrapper and place the sautéed filling in the center.
  9. Wrap it to make a long roll and place in the steam basket.
  10. Prepare all the rolls and steam them for about 15 minutes.
  11. Garnish with Chinese cabbage and grated carrots.
  12. Serve hot with garlic sauce.

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