IDOMBOLO WITH MIXED VEGGIES
Serves 6 –8 INGREDIENTS
720g (6 cups) cake wheat flour 5ml (1 teaspoon) salt 15ml (1 tablespoon) sugar
1 pkt (10g) instant dry yeast
375ml (1½ cups) lukewarm water 1 egg, beaten 65ml (¼ cup) oil 375ml (1½ cups) frozen or canned mixed vegetables
Mix together cake flour, salt, sugar and instant yeast. Make a hole in the middle and pour in lukewarm water, beaten egg and oil. Mix and transfer the dough to a working surface and knead for at least 10 minutes. oiled bowl, cover with cling wrap and allow to rise to double its size. Knock dough down and add mixed vegetables (if using frozen veggies, thaw first. If using canned veggies, drain the water).
Knead again until the veggies are well mixed and transfer the dough into a greased heatproof 2 litre bowl.
Pour water into a large saucepan and bring to a boil. Immerse bowl with the dough into the water. Water to come up taste.
is ready by inserting a skewer in the middle. If it comes out clean, the dumpling is cooked or tap with your hand. If it gives a hollow sound, then it means that it is cooked and ready.
Make the dumpling dough the day before, cover with cling
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