July 31, 2017

MA YUNG BAO ( STEAMED SWEET BEAN BUNS)

Ingredients:
 Bun dough (dai-bao) - 1
Red beans - 4 tbsp
Sugar - 2 tbsp
vanilla essence - 1/2 tsp
Oil - 2 tbsp for brushing
Water - 1 cup

Method:

  • Soak red beans overnight.
  • Place red beans and water in a pan, cook over high heat until soft. Drain and mash well.
  • make a smooth paste, add essence and sugar, mix well.
  • Divide dough into 10 equal parts and roll each into a circle, about 8 cm in diameter.
  • Put a teaspoon of a bean paste in the centre of each circle,mould and make round buns with palm of your hand, brush them with oil.
  • Brush oil in a steamer. Place the buns and steam over boiling water for 20 minutes.
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