Name of EventKorean New Year (Seollal)
Cuisine FromSouth Korea
|Preparation time||45 - 60 mins depending on experience!|
|Cooking time||5-10 mins|
|Main Ingredient||Pork Mung Bean Sprouts|
All purpose white flour – 3 cups
Warm water – 1 cup
Kimchi- 1⅔ cups
1/2 an onion
Mung bean sprouts – 200 g
Tofu – 275 g
Minced pork – 130 g
Minced garlic – 1/2 tsp
Salt – 1 tsp
Sesame oil – 1 tsp
Pepper – 3 sprinkles
The main points for making this Manu (dumpling) recipe are:
Squeezing dry the ingredients completely if it is possible.
Spreading enough flour on the board where you roll the dough each time and the dish where you put the mandu, so it is easy to separate.
Sieve the flour, add the water, then knead it (20- 30 minutes).
Finely chop the Kimchi, onion, tofu, and pork.
Par boil the green bean sprouts and chop them finely too.
Squeeze the bean sprouts, tofu, onion, meat, and Kimchi, separately in a straining cloth.
Mix all the squeezed ingredients in a big bowl and season it with the garlic, salt, sesame oil, and pepper.
Add the eggs and mix them well.
Spread some flour onto the board and plate.
Slice a dough piece off.
Roll the dough into round shapes, not too thin not too thick.
Put the rolled pastry on one hand and add filling on top (you need to fill it with an adequate amount of the stuffing to make a good looking mandu).
Seal the pastry then place it on a plate (You can seal it into whatever shape you want, I fold it in half then wrap the ends round to touch each other)
Repeat steps 1 to 5 until ySpread some flour onto the board and plate.
Slice a dough piece off.ou use up all the ingredients.
Place the dumplings in a steamer with top on..
Steam it for 5-10 minutes.
Serve it on a plate with dipping sauce (a mix of; soy sauce – 1 tbsp, sugar – 1/2 tsp, chili powder 1/4 tsp, a dash of vinegar and a dash of sesame oil).
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