Steamed bun

steamed bun
Steamed bun dough
2 cups flour
1/4 tsp baking powder optional
1/2 tbsp yeast
1 tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 tbsp butter

Combine yeast and sugar in warm water. When the mixture froths add all the ingredients and knead to a smooth dough. Leave the dough 1/2 hour.

Make small balls, roll it thin and put the cooled filling. Using your fingers bring the dough together pinching the centre.

Place the buns about 2 inches apart and steam for about 10 minutes in a steamer lined with banana leaf, wax paper or cabbage leaves. The buns are cooked if it has become big and the colour has changed. I use a food steamer, steamer over the stove and sometimes the steamer in a rice cooker. Serve it hot on it is own or with hot sauce.

1 cup vegetables such as carrots, sprouts, cabbages chop or grate small
1/4 cup chicken, meat or shrimp cooked cut small optional
1 tbsp oil
1 tbsp soya sauce
1/4 tsp chillie powder

Marinate the vegetables in soya sauce and chillie powder. Heat oil and stir fry. Cool before filling buns.

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  1. This sounds so delicious and easy! Will try your recipe this weekend! Love your photo!

  2. I have never tried making Steamed Buns, but you make them look very easy. I'll bet they are delicious!

  3. Oh, love eating these but never can get them to look this purty!

  4. Oh my goodness, I want to be invited to your dinner table! These look and sound SOOOOOOOOO delicious! Have a great weekend :)

  5. Those looks wonderful. I love steamed buns

  6. Steamed buns are delicious! Yours look very pretty!

  7. I have never had these they look fabulous!

  8. You know what, I've been craving this bun for these few days and I'd like to make it soon... yours look awesome and yummy good looking one! ^_^

  9. Those look so perfect and tasty. Great photo!

  10. Your photo is fabulous! I've never had a steamed bun before, but they certainly sound wonderful :)

  11. Yumm...I love steamed buns...I eat them every sunday morning. Is it hard to make these?

  12. thank you for the wonderful comments and question
    it is easy to make the steamed buns, the dough is very simple and so is the filling You just have to pinch the tops tight together and steam
    You will notice the colour and size of the bun changed once it is done
    try it, enjoy and let me know

  13. Those sound delicious. I have not attempted steamed buns, but you make them sound much less complicated than I thought they would be.

  14. I love steamed buns and your are super pretty! I've always been too scared to make them myself :D

  15. So simple, but so tasty! I should try these at home. Too easy to buy them out.


  16. How much water do you use when you are making the dough?

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  17. I haven't put the amount of water to add because you have to add water slowly just enough to make a smooth dough, first froth the yeast in 1/4 cup water use that then if need be add a tsp of water at a time


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