Sunday, August 3, 2008
Budget & Simple Steps Dim Sum
For the dough:
1 1/4 cups plain flour
1/4 cup boiling water
1 1/2 tbsp cold water
1/2 tbsp vegetable oil
For the filling:
4 cooked, peeled, chopped prawns (medium size-about 3 inches long)
4 chopped crabsticks
3 inches long carrot (cut into small-fine cube)
1 tbsp light sauce
1/2 - 1 tbsp sugar
1/2 tbsp sesame oil
1 tbsp cornflour
Lettuce leaves/ iceberg to serve.
How to make Budget & Simple Steps Dim Sum
To make dough, sift flour in bowl, add boiling water, followed by cold water & vegetable oil. Mix to form dough & knead until the surface is smooth.
Equally divide dough into 18-20pcs, shape into circles, now use your finger & pinch the dough to thin layer.
For filling, mix all the ingredients together & stir well.
Place a little of the filling in the centre of the dim sum circle, pinch the edge to form a small string-purse.
Place a towel on a steamer before placing the dim sum on it, steam for 10mins.
Arrange the lettuce leaves on a plate, top with dim sum.
Serve hot & dip with sweet chilli sauce!
Actually this recipe is for 4 servings but 2 of us finished them at one shot. Try it out!
**You may want to try out mushroom & minced chicken or pork for filling.