Cabbage Wrapped Dim Sums

Cabbage Wrapped Dim Sums

From   Mummy Ka Magic

Prep: 20 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Method: Moderate

Course: Starter

Type: Chinese

These dim sums have a delicious filling wrapped in cabbage leaves


  • Cabbage cups 4
  • Cottage cheese (paneer), grated ¾-1 cup
  • Small carrot, grated ½ cup
  • French beans, chopped 6 to 8
  • Spring onion greens, chopped 1 to 2 stalks
  • Ginger, finely chopped ½ inch
  • Black peppercorns, crushed to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • Soy sauce 1 tbsp
  • Vinegar 1 tsp
  • Spring onion greens strips 4
  • Sweet chilli sauce to serve


  • Line a bamboo steamer with a parchment paper.
  • Heat 1-1½ cups water in a non-stick wok.
  • Discard the hard vein of cabbage cups and blanch in hot water for 30 seconds and drain on a plate.
  • Keep the lined bamboo steamer in the wok with hot water.
  • Take cottage cheese, carrot, French beans, spring onion greens, ginger, crushed peppercorns, salt, soy sauce and vinegar in a bowl and mix well.
  • Place each blanched cabbage cups on the worktop. Put some cottage cheese mixture in the center, fold and wrap it.
  • Place the wrapped dim sums on the parchment paper in the hot steamer, cover and steam for 5-7 minutes.
  • Place spring onion green strips on the worktop, place each dim sum in the center of a strip and tie a knot around.
  • Arrange them on a serving platter and serve immediately with a bowl of sweet chilli sauce.