Boiled Garlic Chive Dumplings In Cold Water Dough

Boiled Garlic Chive Dumplings In Cold Water Dough Recipe

Vegetarian filling enclosed in a tender cold water dumpling dough, boiled garlic chive dumplings are the ultimate in comfort food. Soy sauce, wine vinegar, sesame oil, scallions and sambal combine in a tasty and versatile dipping sauce. Try it with dumplings or spring rolls.

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Total Time

20 Minutes

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      • 2 Bunches Garlic Chives (Finely Chopped)
      • 1 Tablespoon Sambal
      • 3 Ounces Mung Bean Noodles (Cut Into 1/2" Strands)
      • 2 Tablespoons Ginger (Minced)
      • 1 Cup Re-Hydrated Black Mushrooms (Stemmed & Finely Diced)
      • 1/2 Cup Thin Soy Sauce (For The Filling)
      • 1/2 Tablespoon Salt (For The Filling)
      • 1 Egg
      • 1 1/2 Tablespoons Garlic (Minced)
      • 4 Tablespoons Sesame Oil (For The Filling)
      • 4 Cups All-Purpose Flour
      • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt (For The Dough)
      • 1 1/2 Cups Cold Water
      • 1/3 Cup Rice Wine Vinegar
      • 1/3 Cup Scallions (Sliced)


  1. For The Dough Wrappers: In a stainless-steel bowl, mix together flour and salt. Slowly add cold water 1/4 cup at a time and with chopsticks, mix till a ball is formed. Place dough ball onto a floured surface and with your hands, knead until smooth and elastic. Return dough into the bowl and with a damp cloth, cover it. keep aside for at least 1 hour.
  2. Place dough onto a floured surface and with floured hands, roll out dough into 1-inch in diameter long rope. Cut rope into 1/2-inch pieces and turn them over so cut sides are facing up. With your palm, flatten each dough piece and then with rolling pin, roll into a 3-inch diameter thin circle.
  3. For The Filling: In a large bowl, add noodles, chives, mushrooms, garlic, ginger, 2 tablespoons of soy sauce, 3 tablespoons of sesame oil, egg and salt and with your hands, mix till well combined.
  4. For The Dumplings: Place a small amount of filling mixture in the center of each wrapper. Fold each wrapper in half to form a half moon shape. Starting on one end, pinch the wrapper tightly together.
  5. In a large pan of salted boiling water, add dumplings and cook for about 3-4 minutes, stirring gently.
  6. For The Dipping Sauce: In a small bowl, add scallions, 1/3 cup of soy sauce, vinegar, sambal and 1 teaspoon of sesame oil and mix well.
  7. Transfer dumplings to a large platter lined with lettuce and serve with the dipping sauce alongside.

Nutrition & Cost Facts


235 kcal


37 g


5 g


7 g

Cost Per Serving


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