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Sumptuous Steamed Wontons loaded with healthy vegetables

Like modak and parathas in India, wontons are a wonderful food in Chinese cuisine, as they provide a lot of scope for innovation. Here is a sumptuous version of Steamed Wontons made with a wholesome mixture of sautéed veggies, sprouts and noodles, which is stuffed into readymade wonton wrappers and steamed.

Wonderful wontons from Chinese Cuisine

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Serves: 25


For Stuffing

Finely chopped cabbage- 1 cup
Finely chopped spring onions whites- 1/4 cup
Oil- 1 tbsp
Grated carrot- 1/2 cup
Bean sprouts- 3/4 cup
Boiled noodles- 3/4 cup
Soy sauce- 1 tsp
Salt to taste

Other Ingredients

Wonton wrappers- 25
Oil for greasing- 1/4 tsp
Plain flour (maida) dissolved in 1/4 cup water- 3 tbsp
Oil- 1 tbsp
Chopped garlic (lehsun)- 2 tsp
Chopped green chilies- 1/2 tsp
Chopped spring onion greens- 2 tbsp
Salt to taste

Preparation Method

For Stuffing

Heat the oil in a wok / kadhai on a high flame till it smokes.

Add the cabbage, spring onion whites, carrots, bean sprouts and sauté on a high flame for 2 to 3 minutes.

Add the noodles, soya sauce and salt and toss well. Keep aside.

How to proceed

Place a wonton wrapper on a clean, flat surface.

Place a little stuffing in the centre, apply a little flour paste along the edges and fold over to make a semi-circle. Bring the ends together and press well.

Repeat with the remaining wrappers and stuffing to make 24 more wontons.

Arrange half the wontons on a greased sieve and steam for 5 minutes.

Repeat the step 4 to cook the remaining wontons in on more batch.

For the tempering, heat the oil in a wok / kadhai on a high flame.

Add the garlic, green chillies and spring onion greens and salt and sauté on a high flame for a few seconds.

Pour the tempering over the steamed wontons and toss them gently.

Serve hot with green garlic sauce and chili garlic sauce.

Happy Cooking!



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