Dumplings Recipe

Indulge in the ultimate comfort food – dumplings. These bite-sized, savory delights are the epitome of culinary perfection, combining various delicious fillings neatly wrapped in a delicate dough shell. Whether boiled, steamed, or fried, dumplings are a global favorite, with their versions adorning numerous world cuisines, from Chinese jiaozi and Italian tortellini to Polish pierogi. Offering a delightful surprise with each bite, dumplings satisfy your craving for something hearty and satisfying. They are perfect for appetizers, main dishes, or even sides, and you can customize them with countless fillings, accommodating any dietary requirement.

Recipe for Dumplings:

Preparation Time: 1 hour

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  1. 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  2. 1/2 cup of water
  3. Salt to taste
  4. 1 cup of minced meat or vegetables (as per your preference)
  5. 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
  6. 1 teaspoon of ginger, finely chopped
  7. 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped

Instructions:

  1. Combine the flour and salt in a bowl. Gradually add water while kneading until a smooth dough forms. Let it rest for about 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare the filling by mixing the minced meat or vegetables with soy sauce, ginger, and garlic. Season with salt.
  3. After the dough has rested, divide it into small balls. Roll each ball out into a flat circle.
  4. Place a spoonful of filling in the center of each circle. Fold the dough over the filling and seal the edges by pinching them together.
  5. Steam or boil the dumplings for about 10-15 minutes until the dough becomes translucent and the filling is fully cooked.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 170
  • Protein: 6g
  • Carbohydrates: 25g
  • Fat: 4g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 1g