Har Gow (Prawn Dumpling)


30 Grams Wheat Starch
20 Grams Tapioca Flour
20 Grams Corn Flour
½ tsp Sugar
Pinch Of Salt
¼ Cup Water, Boiling
1 tsp Vegetable Oil


1 tsp sesame oil
160 Grams Prawn, deveiend and chopped
1 tbs Water Chestnut, finely chopped
1/2 tsp Ginger
1 tsp Salt
2 tsp Sugar
2 tsp Corn Flour
Pinch White Pepper



For the dough: 

  1. Put all the dry ingredients into a small plastic bowl.
  2. Add the boiling water & mix rapidly with a spoon for 15-20 seconds, then cover for 2 minutes to ‘cook’ the flour,
  3. Add 1 tsp vegetable oil and knead to form soft dough.
  4. Divide the dough into 10 equal portions.
  5. Flatten each dough and roll into 3 inch circles, add filling, fold and pleat.
  6. Steam for 8 minutes over high heat.

For the filling:

  1. Mix all ingredients thoroughly.

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