How to make Vegetable Dimsum -

They are simply delicious but have them hot to get the best taste.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cabbage (बंदगोभी), Spring onions (हरे प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Snacks and Starters

Vegetable Dimsum

Vegetable Dimsum Recipe Card


Hindi: patta gobhi
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Prep Time : 1-1.30 hour

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Vegetable Dimsum Recipe

  • Cabbage finely chopped ¼ medium

  • Spring onions finely chopped 1-2

  • Broccoli finely chopped 6-8

  • Carrot finely chopped 1 medium

  • French beans chopped 7-9

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup + 4 tablespoons + for dusting

  • Iceberg lettuce leaves as required

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Ginger cut into thin strips 1½ inch

  • Soy sauce ¼ cup

  • Sesame seeds (til) toasted 1 teaspoon

  • Sesame oil (til oil) 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Line a bamboo steamer with some lettuce leaves.

Step 2

Take 1 cup flour in a bowl. Add ⅔ cup of warm water and salt and mix well. Set aside for 10-15 minutes.

Step 3

To prepare vegetable mixture, put cabbage, spring onions, broccoli, carrot, French beans, salt and crushed peppercorns in a bowl and mix well.

Step 4

Take remaining flour in another bowl. Add salt and 2 tablespoons water and mix well. Add to prepared flour and knead well. Transfer onto a worktop and knead again. Transfer into a bowl, cover with damp muslin cloth and set aside for 30 minutes.

Step 5

Divide the dough into small equal portions.

Step 6

To prepare harga dimsums, take a dough portion, dust with flour and roll from the edges to make a thin disc. Put in some vegetable mixture, fold, twist the edges to seal and fold the ends.

Step 7

To prepare mouse dimsums, take a dough portion, roll out to make a thin disc, fill in some vegetable mixture, pinch one end, press it in and repeat till end.

Step 8

Heat some water in a non-stick pan and bring water to boil. Place prepared dimsums in lined bamboo steamer, place the steamer in hot water and steam on high heat for 8-10 minutes.

Step 9

To prepare ginger soy dip, heat soy sauce in a non-stick pan. Add some water and ginger, mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes. Add sesame seeds and sesame oil, swirl and cook 2 minutes.

Step 10

Serve the dimsums hot with ginger soy dip.

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