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Vegetable Gyoza

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  • Easy
  • Makes 18 Gyoza
These are a delicious light lunch or a starter if you are making Asian food for guests.



  • 140g Plain Flour
  • 125ml Recently Boiled Water


  • 140g Plain Flour
  • 125ml Recently Boiled Water
  • 1/2 Cabbage (Shredded)
  • 100g Mushrooms (Chopped Small)
  • 1 Carrot (Grated)
  • 1tsp Grated Ginger
  • 1tbs Sesame Seeds
  • 2tbs Soy Sauce


  • STEP 1
    First, start by making your dough. In a bowl, combine the flour with water and mix using a fork. Once it comes together, dust your work surface with flour. Now knead the dough until well combined, adding flour so it isn't sticky. This should take around 6/7 minutes. Roll the dough into a ball and set aside in a bowl covered with cling film.
  • STEP 2
    Now, chop and grate your vegetables. Add 1tsp oil into a pan and add the cabbage, carrot, mushrooms and ginger. Cook for 5 minutes on a low/medium heat. Once it looks cooked, add the soy sauce and sesame seeds ad stir. Now cook until the liquid has evaporated. Leave aside to cool
  • STEP 3
    Back to the dough. Place on your floured work surface and roll into a long sausage shape. Now cut into 18 individual portions. Put some water in a small bowl next to the dough, you will need this soon.
  • STEP 4
    Flour the surface well and add one piece of dough. Now roll out into a circle as thin as you can. Take the dough in your hand and spoon a small amount of the filling into the centre. Now for the water, wet the tip of a finger and dab it around one half of the edge. Then fold the other half over and pinch the edges together, you should end up with a semi circle shape. Place bottom down on the work surface to make a flat bottom, this will make a good base when frying.
  • STEP 5
    Heat a frying pan on a medium heat, make sure you have a lid that fits the pan. Add 1tsp of oil to the frying pan and then place the gyoza in one at a time to the pan. Cook for 1-2 minutes until the base is nice and brown. Now, add some water to the frying pan and cover with the lid immediately. Steam for 3-4 minutes. Serve with some dipping sauce. I love sweet chilli sauce with these!

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