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Vegetarian Chai Dim Sim

  Won ton wrappers/3 servings of dai-bao 30
  Soya mince/Vegetarian chicken mince 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Finely shredded cabbage 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chinese mushrooms 2
  Spring onion 2 , finely minced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Finely grated fresh ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Bamboo shoots 2 Tablespoon, minced
  Soya sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Sesame oil 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 3 Teaspoon
  Chili sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2 Small, beaten
  Cornflour 2 Tablespoon
  Peanut oil 4 Tablespoon

Soak mushrooms in hot water for 30 minutes and mince finely.
While making vegetarian chicken, prepare the filling and won-ton wrappers or dai-bao.
Heat peanut oil in a pan.
Saute spring onions, garlic, ginger for 1 minute.
Add cabbage and mushrooms, bamboo shoots.
Stir well and fry for 4 minutes.
Add salt, chilli sauce, sesame oil, soya sauce and mix well.
Remove from heat.
Sprinkle cornflour and stir in beaten egg and mix well.
Take won-ton wrapper or pieces of dai bao in the palm of your hand.
Put a tablespoon of mixture in the centre and gather up the pastry to enclose filling.
With the back of a spoon press points of the dough down to cover.
Squeeze dumpling firmly to make dough adhere to filling.
Grease well a steamer, place the dumpling on it and steam for 10 minutes.
Serve at once with See-Yau-Laht-Jiu jeung (chilli-soya sauce) or simple garlic-chilli sauce.

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Vegetarian Chai Dim Sim Recipe