Dumplings - is your mouth watering already? These delightful little pockets of flavour have captured the hearts and taste buds of people all around the world. Whether steamed, boiled, or fried, it's impossible to resist them in any form. They're warm, hearty, and satisfying. They provide a sense of cosiness that's perfect for any occasion. Dumplings are found in almost every culture, each with its unique twist. Whether you're in China, Italy, India, or Mexico, you'll discover a version of dumplings that reflects the local culture and ingredients. And that's why it deems fit to mark the Dumpling Day today, on September 26, by celebrating this delicacy.
How should we celebrate Dumpling Day? Of course, by eating them! But we are feeling adventurous so we are planning to enjoy them in the comfort of our home, not in a restaurant. Do you share the same feeling? We have collated seven easy recipes to create restaurant-style dumplings at home.
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Here Are 7 Restaurant-Style Dumpling Recipes To Try At Home:
1. Cottage Cheese Dumplings:
Indulge in the creamy goodness of cottage cheese blended with wheat flour, semolina, couscous, egg, butter, lemon juice and salt. Knead into dough and make the dumplings with the filling of your choice. Click here to get the recipe for paneer dumplings.
2. Soya Dumpling in Tomato Sauce:
Experience the savoury essence of soy granules combined with a tangy tomato sauce seasoned with chilli powder and other spices. The combination of grainy and tangy works every time. Click here for the recipe for soya dumplings in tomato sauce.
3. Crispy Bok Choy Dumpling:
These delectable dumplings bring together chopped bok choy, mushrooms, and chestnuts in a splendid casing. The dumplings are cooked until they achieve a crispy outer layer while maintaining a delightful tenderness inside. Click here for the recipe for crispy bok choy dumpling.
4. Crunchy Iceberg Dumpling:
You are going to love these pockets of finely shredded iceberg lettuce, asparagus, corn kernels, red pumpkin and raw papaya. These dumplings deliver a delightful crunch, and when served with a side of creamy ranch dressing, they become an irresistible snack. Click here for the recipe for crunchy iceberg dumplings.
5. Tapioca Chicken Dumpling:
Shredded chicken mixed with cooked tapioca pearls, enhanced by the warm, earthy flavours of peppercorns, coriander, garlic and just the right balance of salt and pepper - there is no way you can go wrong with it. Click here for the recipe for Tapioca Chicken Dumpling.
6. Banh Cuon (Vietnamese Dumplings):
Embark on a Vietnamese culinary adventure with Banh Cuon, made with minced pork, shallots, garlic, chilli, coriander, salt and pepper. This dumpling captures the essence of Vietnamese cuisine in every bite. Click here for the recipe for Banh Cuon dumplings.
Enjoy Dumpling Day 2023 the right way! Bring restaurant flavours to your home with these recipes.
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