Water-Boiled White Lotus Seed Dumplings 白莲子水饺

The vegan recipe for Water-Boiled White Lotus Seed Dumplings:

servings – 25 vegan dumplings

White Lotus Seed Filling

  • 2 cups white lotus seeds (soak in water for 2 hours, cook in boiling water for 10 minutes, remove, let cool and discard the cores)
  • 1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp white pepper powder
  1. Place white lotus seeds and water in the blender; pulse until a smooth paste is form.
  2. Heat vegetable oil over medium heat.
  3. Add white lotus seed paste and stir well.
  4. Add salt, sugar and white pepper powder; stir well and cook until fully absorbed.
  5. Add chopped coriander leaves and stir well.
  6. Remove and let cool.

Dumpling Wrappers

  • 2 1/2 cups wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup water
  1. Combine wheat flour and water.
  2. Knead until a smooth dough is formed.
  3. Roll out the dough on a floured surface and cut out the rounds.

Final Steps

  1. Place 1 tbsp white lotus seed filling in the center of the dumpling wrapper, fold over, seal the edges and use the fork tines to press the edges; repeat.
  2. Cook in boiling water until the dumplings float to the surface.
  3. Remove, drain and serve.