Dumplings are probably among the foods you absolutely love to eat, but you can never imagine cooking at home. While there is nothing better than crunching into a golden gyoza or enjoying the doughy perfection of Dim Sum, the idea of actually rolling out, stuffing and cooking all the dumplings can be too tedious a task.
But that's not nearly as hard as it looks and depending on whether you're making it alone or with a group, the process can be equally therapeutic and social. We've put together 1
The Himalayan steamed packets opt for a simple yet delicious vegetable filling with vegetables spiced with ginger, garlic and soy. Covered by a thick shell of wholemeal flour they are particularly tough and satisfying.
Gnudi may resemble gnocchi, but they are made with ricotta cheese instead of potatoes to create an even more delicate, slightly lighter finish. This is the classic Italian route that is thrown in a herb-rich tomato sauce and topped with a dash of Parmesan cheese. You will forget everything about pasta.
In a restaurant they are usually deep-fried and dipped in a gravy with 80% cream, but this recipe for the Indian dumpling curry makes some healthy swaps so you can enjoy the rich taste without indigestion. The dumplings are made with tofu instead of cheese, can be baked and served in a cashew sauce, so that the entire bowl is milk-free.
Vegetarian wontons do not show up so often on restaurant menus, so let that be one reason to get home. As far as the taste is concerned, these ingredients are a very good thing, with a perfectly seasoned tofu-vegetable filling and a creamy coconut soup for soaking.
The addition of pureed turnips to a potato dumpling recipe adds the much needed color and extra nutrition to the usual spuds. With this beautiful magenta color, it will stand out on any plate and needs a little more than some garlic and cheese to get to the point.
There is nothing better than a spicy soup stuffed with fine wontons for a light meal. The soup is stuffed with vegetables and shrimp while the dumplings are packed in shrimp and pork. It's the perfect balance between a hearty meal that does not make you feel heavy.
This recipe fills these Polish packages with the traditional mixture of sauerkraut and onions and then adds mushrooms to get a meaty, spicy note. Do not be intimidated by the long preparation time. Most of it is simply cooking the sauerkraut and does not require much work.
Add goodies to your Pan-fried Potstickers by adding kimchi. Not only does it provide digestive benefits, it is also slightly tangy and slightly spicy, giving the tofu a whole lot of flavor.
The cousins of the Pierogi, the Uzbek praying mantis, contain the potato and beef filling of European dumplings sour cream dressing. They are characterized by some earthy spices such as cumin and peppercorns for some spice. These are comfort dishes in Central Asian style.
With purple yams and sweet potatoes wrapped in Wonton wrappers, these baked dumplings have no carbohydrate concerns. Nevertheless, this is not just about strength. The filling is also full of green leaves, and the tangy, slightly spicy peanut dip sauce is a welcome contrast to the heavier, milder filling.
That's right, there's even a dumpling for keto dieters. Thinly cut daikon radish takes the place of the usual wheat packaging; They are soft and supple and look surprisingly good if they keep the cabbage and pork stuffing together.
With doughy dumplings dipped in a dense fond of chicken and vegetables, this 30-minute recipe does not stray too far from the original. However, it does slightly reduce the butter and uses low-fat milk instead of cream to lighten things up. There is even the option to use spelled or wholemeal flour to add extra fiber to the dumplings.
If you need a simpler version of a cobbler, make this dumpling fruity dessert. Spoon dough on a sweet and tangy fruit mix – in this case blueberry – stuffed and cooked until the dumplings boil and the sauce thickens. They will grunt about the approval between the bites.
Dumplings are usually carbohydrates, but these fluffy balls are made from coconut flour, quark, protein powder and egg to really pump up the protein. Covered in crispy coconut flakes and unrefined coconut sugar, are they so healthy, can not we say they could be your next breakfast?
Wonton wrappers are not just for savory fillings. These crunchy, pan-cooked envelopes contain a simple, but irresistible blend of cinnamon-sugar-mashed banana. If you really want to, then sprinkle a chocolate bowl for more wealth – it takes a minute more.
Do not let the whirling edges make these Russian dessert dumplings hard to make. They only require three main ingredients, and although they take an hour to prepare, most of the time is spent unrolling and stuffing the dough – and is not that the nicest part?
Gluten-free dumplings lovers will definitely want to try these balls of rice flour. Soaked in fresh ginger and soaked in a lightly sweet soup, they are a favorite in Chinese households and may become one of them.
Dense and sticky, these Japanese tofu and rice flour dumplings act like mochi texture. Grilled and topped with a thick soy and sugar sauce, they have a unique sweet and spicy flavor and are best enjoyed straight from the pan.
As proof that it's as delicious in dessert as it is in spicy dishes, sweet potato is the star of this Thanksgiving dumpling star. Baked apples also join the spuds in the wontons; Served with a spicy cranberry sauce, each pouch cooked in the pan is a small celebration of the fall.