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Chinese Recipe : Cantonese Red Bean Dumpling

Ingredient for 20 pcs
 
Black Glutinous Rice 500 g
Glutinous Rice
1200 g
Red Bean
500 g
Salted Egg
10 pcs
Bamboo Leaves

40 pcs (wrapping style “a”)

80 pcs (wrapping style “b”)

String  
Salt 5 tsp
Oil 10 tbsp

1. Rinse Red Bean, Soak for over night and drain.


2. Rinse Black Glutinous Rice, Soak for 2 hours and drain.


3.Rinse Glutinous Rice, Soak for 2 hours and drain.


4.Mix Oil, Salt, Black Glutinous Rice and Glutinous Rice well. Rest for 1 hour. Then mix with Red Bean.


5.Wash the Salted Egg. Get the Yolk and cut it into half.


6. Cook bamboo leaves in boiling water until soft (about 3 minutes). Remove, wipe it to clean and trim both ends.


 7. Wrap the ingredients with leaves and tie with string.


   

8.Bring large amount of water to boil. Then turn heat to medium and cook for 3.5 hours.

 or

Use Pressure Cooker :

Cook for 35 mins after boiling. Then, switch off the fire and let it rest inside the cooker for 30 mins before open the cooker lid.


 


(wrapping style “a”)


 


(wrapping style “b”)


9. You may serve it with sugar!

Chinese Recipe : Steamed Crab with Glutinous Rice

 Live crab

 600g

 Glutinous rice

 600g

 Garlic

 6 pieces

 Dried lotus leaf

 1 piece

 Spring Onion

 1 sprig

 Coriander

 1 sprig

 Chopped Ginger

 1 tbsp

 Oil

 For stir-fry

 

 

 Seasoning :

 

 Salt

 1 tsp

 Chicken Power

 1 tsp

 Light Soy sauce

 4 tsp

 Dark Soy sauce

 2 tsp

 Sugar

 2 tsp

 

 

 

 

 

1. Rinse glutinous rice, soak in water for 1 hour, change water and soak for another 1 hour, drain well.


 2. Rinse the Crabs , drain well. And cut crabs in pieces.


3. Bring water to boil. Boil the “Dried lotus leaf” till soft. Open it and wipe inside of Lotus Leaf to dry.


4. Line the steamer with Lotus Leaf. Trim the leaf edge to fit the steamer. Apply a layer of oil on leaf surface.


   

5. Heat 4 tbsp of oil. Fry the “Minced Garlic, Chopped Ginger” for a while. Add “Glutinous rice” and mix them well.


   

6. “Turn off the heat”. Pour in the seasoning and mix them well.


   
 

7. Spread with glutinous rice on lotus leaf. Smoothen the rice surface. Use a chopstick to make some holes on rice.  Then Steam for 15 minutes.


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8. After 15 minutes, Sprinkle some water (about 2 tbsp, more water for softer texture) on rice surface. Cover the lid and steam for 15 minutes again.


   

9.  Arrange crab pieces over rice and steam for 10 more minutes. After 10 minutes, Serve hot with chopped coriander and spring onion.


 

10. Serve!


Crab roe on rice surface. And Crab juice is absorbed by Glutinous rice.


Tips: Why so many Garlic?  Taste of Garlic is very match with crab. It helps to richer the crab taste.