Home Made Vegan Dumplings

These homemade vegan dumplings are so tasty and easy to make. They take you to the backstreets of Taiwan.


For the Dumpling Shell

  • 2 cups of all purpose flour
  • 7 tbsp of boiling water

For the Filling

  • 3 carrots, grated
  • ½ a cabbage, thinly shredded
  • 7 mushrooms, very finely diced.
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cm of ginger, grated
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1 tsp chili flakes
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp Chinese Five Spice


  1. Add the flower to an electric mixer or bowl and slowly add in the 7 tbsp of boiling water (do this on medium speed if using an electric mixer)
  2. Mix up until a dough is formed and take out and kneed for 5 minutes
  3. Leave the dough to rest for 10 minutes
  4. Turn the dough into a large sized doughnut
  5. Half the doughnut put one half a side and half the half again. Chop the logs into 5 pieces
  6. Push down on the pieces with the palm of your hand and then roll them out.
  7. Roll the edges out, you want thinner edges and a thicker middle
  8.  Fill each dumpling with 1 tbsp of the combined  filling ingredients
  9. Steam for 12-15 minutes
  10. Then fry on the bottom for 2-3 minutes or until golden
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