Tuesday, 6 July 2010

Hema's recipe: Steamed Dumplings

when I was was just wondering what to do for the evening snacks, I came across this recipe in manjulaskitchen. I immediately tried it and wow........... it was too good.

These dumplings are made with gram flour and cabbage as main ingredient. Since it is steamed it is very good for health. It is a spicy snack perfect for tea time.


1) Gram flour/Besan - 1 cup
2) Whole wheat flour - 2 tbsp
3) Grated Cabbage - 2 cups
4) Cumin seeds - 1 tbsp
5) Turmeric - a pinch
6) Green chillies - 2 (finely chopped)
7) Coriander leaves - a few
8) Salt to taste
9) Oil - 2 tbsp


1) Mustard - 1/2 tbsp
2) Ajwain seeds(omam) 1/2 tbsp
3) Whole red chilli - 4
4) Curry leaves - a few
5) Oil - 2 tbsp
6) Coriander leaves - a few


1)In a bowl add gram flour, wheat flour, cumin seeds, turmeric, green chillies, coriander leaves, and salt.
2)Add cabbage to this flour mixture and mix them well.
3)It should be like a soft dough. If the mixture is sticky add oil.
4)Now grease your fingers with oil and make small dumplings with your fists and steam them for about 20 minutes.
5)After these are ready, let them cool for sometime.
6)Now cut each of these dumplings into two.
7)Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard, ajwain seeds, whole red chilli, curry leaves and fry for few seconds.
8)Add these dumplings and fry them till they are light brown (for about 5 mins)
9)Finally take them out in a plate and serve hot.

Sending these yummy dumplings to Steamy Kitchen Event


  1. Yummy dumplings, looks delicious..

  2. the dumplings look really tasty and soft. Thanks for submitting it to Steamy Kitchen Event