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Whole Wheat Chicken & Basil Dim Sums

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Time25 Min
DifficultyIntermediate
Serves1

The whole wheat chicken basil dim sum recipe is one of the most popular Chinese items in the world. It’s eaten both as a snack and as a meal by itself and is definitely one dish you can experiment with. Inspired by traditional Chinese cuisine, these dim sums are generally bite-sized wrapped chunks of food that are served inside steamer baskets. The whole wheat chicken basil dim sum ingredients in ... clude whole wheat for that extra bit of health and basil to give you a cleaner, more traditional and robust recipe. The recipe is generally considered Cantonese but there are other varieties that exist as well. These dim sums are traditionally also served during tea time and form a full bunch. If you want to know how to prepare whole wheat chicken basil dim sums at home, we’ve simplified the recipe for your understanding. In most cases, dim sums are served fully cooked and as ready-to-serve dishes. There are also some teahouses that serve dim sum in carts that roll around the restaurant too. Making whole wheat chicken basil dim sum restaurant style is a simple process but you need to be patient when it comes to stuffing them. It requires you to get the mix right and depending on your level of spice, you can adjust the fillings. Also, you can store them in the fridge and steam them for later, and they’ll still taste as good. Just make sure you tightly seal the dim sums so that the meat inside cooks properly.

Nutrition Info. (per serving)

ProteinFatCarbsFibre271 Cal271 Cal271 Cal271 Cal
  • 14gProtein
  • 6gFat
  • 37gCarbs
  • 13gFibre

Ingredients

Fruits & Vegetables

Sweet Potato

Sweet Potato

1 small piece

Lemon

Lemon

1 slice

Ginger

Ginger

2 small pieces

Onion

Onion

0.25 cups

Spring Onion

Spring Onion

3 units

Basil

Basil

4 leafs

Leeks

Leeks

0.25 unit

Dry Grocery

Salt

Salt

1 teaspoon

Synthetic/white Vinegar

Synthetic/white Vinegar

1 tablespoon

Red Chilli Flakes

Red Chilli Flakes

1 pinch

Jaggery

Jaggery

1 teaspoon

Sesame Oil

Sesame Oil

0.75 teaspoons

Aromat Powder

Aromat Powder

1 pinch

Light Soy Sauce

Light Soy Sauce

0.25 teaspoons

Veg Oyster Sauce

Veg Oyster Sauce

0.5 teaspoons

Atta

Atta

0.5 cups

Poultry

Chicken Mince

Chicken Mince

70 g

Other

Water

Water

0.75 glasss

Red Chillies

Red Chillies

1 unit

Coriander Leaves

Coriander Leaves

4 leafs

Garlic

Garlic

1 piece

Directions

1In a heavy bottom vessel, add Water, Salt, Sweet Potato with skin. Bring to boil.
2Once tender, take out the Sweet Potato, remove the skin and cut into rough dices. Place in a blender, add Water to make a smooth paste.
3In a pan, add Water, White Vinegar, Chilli Flakes, Jaggery, Salt, fresh Red Chilli, Lime Slices, Ginger and bring to boil.
4Strain the liquid to a pan. Add Sweet Potato Paste. Bring to boil.
5Take out in a bowl and keep aside for later use.
6In a bowl, add minced Onion, Spring Onion, Garlic, Ginger, fresh Red Chilli, Basil Leaves, Leek, minced Chicken, Sesame Oil, Aromat Powder, Salt, Oyster sauce, Light Soya, Coriander. Mix thoroughly and keep aside.
7In a bowl, add Atta, Salt, Sesame Oil, Water and knead to form a dough.
8Make a soft dough and keep aside.
9Divide the dough into portions.
10Flattened the dough to form a round shape by just rolling out the edge with rolling pan. It should be thicker in the center and thinner on the edge.
11Place the portion of filling on center and wet the edges of the dough.
12Fold to form a round dumpling & place the Momo in a steamer and steam for 10 mins or till done.
13Serve with Sweet Chilli Dip.

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