In my hometown, there is a tradition that every family would keep—making dumplings. We usually makedumplings on the last day of the lunar calendar and eat them on the New Year’sEve. We roll the dough into pieces and prepare the stuffing. And then we canmake dumplings. There is an important thing need to do in this period. That iswe usually put coins into some dumplings. Those people who eat the dumping witha coin in it will get the best wishes for the next year. The final step isboiling the dumplings. At this time, all people are waiting for the dumplings. Forus, it’s the best New Year’s Eve dinner.
How to Make Dumplings-怎样包饺子
Chinese boiled dumplings are not only delicious to eat but also easy to make.
First,make the filling. You can choose your favorite meat, say pork, beef, or mutton, chop it up and mix it with chopped yellow scallions or cabbage. Meanwhile you had better put in seasonings such as salt, soy sauce, pepper, sesame oil, chopped green onion and ginger to get your favorite flavor. Stir the ingredients in a container well to make them evenly mixed.
Second,make the dough. You should measure your wheat flour to go with the filling, put it in a container, pour water hit by bit, stir it strenuously to make it sticky,then let it rest for about 20 minutes. After that you can cut part of the dough and put it on pastry hoard, knead it and cut it into small pieces. You press each piece with the pahn of your hand slightly and then roll it with a rolling pin into a round piece.
Finally comes the stage of folding the dough to make dumplings. You should hold a dough piece horizontally in your left hand, put a suitable amount of filling onto the central part, fold the side around the filling, press the upper-central part of it firmly and make firm and nice lace from left to right around the fold edge to make your finished product better-looking and free from leakage.
The Chinese make dumplings when family or friends are together on holidays. You just imagine the heartening talk and intimate atmosphere created while people are sitting together to make dumplings!
learn how to make dumplings on New Year"s Eve
Dumpling, or dumplings with meat and vegetable fillings, is very popular during the Spring Festival and other festivals. It tops the list of delicacies of people in north China, where people eat dumpling at midnight on New Year"s Eve and for breakfast on New Year"s Day.
Here is The Process of Making Dumpling
To make dumpling, first of all, you should chop the meat into tiny pieces and mash them, then add salt, sesame oil, soy sauce, ginger, scallions, Chinese cabbage and MSG if you like. Mix thoroughly the ingredients and meat filling, add two spoonful of water if necessary.
In a big bowl, add water to flour gradually. (caution: not too much at a time!) Mix and knead by hand to soft dough, then cover it with towel and put it aside for about an hour. Scatter some dry flour on the board, knead and roll it into a sausage-like dough about 5 centimeters in diameter, then chop it into small pieces. Press each piece with your hand and get a pancake. Finally, you should hold the pancake with your palm and put the filling in the center and wrap it into half-moon shaped and seal the edges.
The next step is to eat. Put the dumplings into boiling water, when it is well cooked, it is ready to be served. However, before eating, you need to prepare some small dishes to contain the
mixture of soy sauce, vinegar, and sesame oil or pepper oil ( to suit your own taste!)
但是在吃之前，你还要准备一些小碟子用来装酱油、醋、芝麻油或辣椒油(根据个人的口味)。相关热词搜索： 做饺子作文英语 例文 作文 英语