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curry beef dumplings|chinasichuanfood.com
curry beef dumpling
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
30 mins

Curry beef dumplings

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Beef, curry, Dumplings
Servings: 4
Calories: 400 kcal
For the dough
  • 300 g all purpose flour , no shifting 2 cups
  • 1/4 cup boiling hot water
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • small pinch salt
  • 200 g ground beef
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 tbsp. hot boiling water , divided
  • 1/4 long onion (Large onion) , chopped or 2 green onion whites
  • 1 thumb ginger , chopped
  • 1/2 white onion , chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. Sichuan peppercorn
  • 50 g curry paste + 2 tbsp. hot boiling water , for melting the curry paste
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp. sesame oil
  1. Chop ginger and leek onion. Transfer to a bowl, add Sichuan peppercorn and pour in around 4 tablespoons of hot boiling water. Set aside and let it cool down to room temperature.

  2. To make the dough, add a small pinch of salt in the flour and stir in 1/4 cup hot boiling water firstly. This will make a small portion of the dough slightly cooked and then stir in cold water too. Knead for 6-7 minutes until not sticky at all. Brush some oil on surface and cover with wet cloth. Set aside for half an hour.

  3. To make the dumpling filling, add salt and pepper, mix well. Then strain the ginger water prepared in step 1 in by 2 batches. Stir the beef after adding liquid content until all the liquid is well absorbed. Then crack in eggs and then sesame oil. Continue stirring one direction until the filling because sticky.

  4. Melt golden curry with 2 tablespoons of hot boiling water. Add chopped onion, curry paste in the filling and mix well. If you feel the filling is too watery and hard to handle. Place in fridge to harden slightly.

  5. Get the dough out and shape into a long log and then divide into 16 portions. Press each one down and roll out to a wrapper around 12 cm in diameter, with thinner edges and thicker center.

  6. Place around 1 tablespoon of filling in center. Seal the wrapper completely and then turn over and shape the dumpling for a higher and thicker round shape.

  7. Brush some oil in pan, place the dumplings in. Fry over middle fire until the bottom becomes crispy and the turn over and fry the other side. Once both side becomes crispy, let the smooth side up and pour in around 1/4 cup of hot water. Cover the lid and slow down the fire, cook for another 3 -4 minutes or until the water is almost gone. Continue frying the dumpling for a while to make it crispy again. You can beat the surface and listen to the clean sound when they are done.

  8. Transfer out and enjoy when hot. But be carefully.

Nutrition Facts
curry beef dumpling
Amount Per Serving
Calories 400 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 59mg20%
Sodium 34mg1%
Potassium 163mg5%
Carbohydrates 59g20%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 2030IU41%
Vitamin C 1.1mg1%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 4.5mg25%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.