March 28, 2018


Lotus root - 100 gms
Flour - 250 gms
Oil - 4 tbsp
Icing sugar - 3-4 tbsp
Oil for frying the dumpling
Baking soda - 1 tsp
Salt to taste


  • Boil the lotus root till tender. Drain and cut into tiny pieces. Sprinkle salt and keep aside.
  • Knead the flour with the oil, salt, baking soda and water and it should be neither very soft nor hard.
  • Divide the dough into portions and roll out each portion into rounds and flatten with a rolling pin.
  • Place a bit of the lotus root in the centre of each round and cover the dumpling. 
  • Stuff all the dumplings in this way.
  • Heat the oil and fry the dumplings a few at a time till they are a golden brown in colour.
  • Sprinkle icing sugar on each dumpling while they are still hot.

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