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Red Bean Dumplings
Dim Sum and Other Snack Foods
|Red Bean Dumplings|
1 cup flour
1 Tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon vegetable oil, separated
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup prepared or canned red bean paste
1. Mix the flour, tablespoon of oil, and the salt, and knead until smooth. Make one inch balls, and roll each one to about five-inch diameter.
2. Fill each piece of dough in the center with one heaping tablespoon of the bean paste, wet the edges of the dough and pleat it enclosing the bean paste. Flatten them very slightly.
3. Oil a heat-proof dish, and place the dumplings on it. Put this over rapidly boiling water, and steam for eight minutes. Then serve.