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BEETROOT DUMPLINGS

Surabhi Sehgal
Vibrant Pink Dumplings made using Beetroot and few simple ingredients. These addictively delicious dumplings are a must try.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Appetizer, Sides
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Servings 4 People

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Cup Flour all purpose
  • 1/4 tsp Beetroot Powder
  • 1/4 Cup Water room temperature

FOR THE FILLING

  • 1 /2 Cup Purple Cabbage finely chopped
  • 1 Cup Firm Tofu crumbled
  • 2 tsp Ginger finely chopped
  • 2 tsp Garlic finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Green Onions finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Coriander finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Black Pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Combine the flour, beetroot powder, salt and enough water to knead a medium firm dough
  • Wrap the dough in cling film and let it rest for half an hour
  • In the meantime prepare the filling
  • Mix tofu, purple cabbage, ginger, garlic, scallions, coriander, salt and pepper
  • Now divide the dough into two parts, dust it with flour and roll out into thin sheets with the help of a cookie cutter
  • Stuff the round dough circles you cut with the filling and pleat them neatly
  • Once all the dumplings are pleated, place them in a steamer and steam for about 12-15 minutes
  • Serve with soy sauce, chilli sauce or any asian sauces of your chioce
  • Enjoy

Notes

Although I've used all purpose flour in this recipe, you can replace it with whole wheat flour if you'd like. I find that the dumplings made with whole wheat flour are a bit more doughy, however they are healthy and taste great too.
Keyword asian food, beetroot, chinese food, dim sum, dumplings, potstickers