Sunday, May 30, 2021

Multi Grain Dumplings From The Leaf

DUMPLING SEASON?  My brother called up and asked me... 

Oh yeah, it is coming soon, perhaps in less than a month.  My brother is a vegetarian for more than 10 years now... .he does not eat meat, fish nor eggs, he is not the religious vegetarian whereby garlic are forbidden too.  In fact he takes a lot of raw garlic, he is a self proclaimed vegetarian.... 

And he asked me whether I am interested in consuming vegetarian dumpling few days ago.  He even sent me an image to "tempt" me... LOL... and yes, I am smitten.  One box consists of 8 dumplings and cost RM69.  I wanna try.... it consists of millets, black eye peas... black rice.. etc etc...No glutinous rice, that is fine with me.  Nowadays I cannot take in too much glutinous rice, I will get indigestion whole day.

Oh, I ended up not getting one box but three, yes, I became Santa Claus for a day... LOL...  And he made the orders and collected them from an organic shop here in Ipoh.

This is the image I received....
Looks good, eh.... 
I googled it and they are produced in Penang...
I steamed one... 
Oversteamed and it was quite soft.... 
More on beans which I like....
The orange colour is carrots to replace "salted eggs"
There are 3 pieces of mushrooms and two chestnuts...
Yes, I like it...
Something different and definitely can digest easier!

10 comments:

  1. This is the first time I have heard you have a brother living nearby. What a cool and yummy gift!

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  2. I think I will like these vegetarian dumplings. I wonder can I buy them online to be delivered to kl. They look really good.

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  3. Is your brother a vegan? Does he drink milk? Does he eat butter?

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  5. Never tasted vegetarian dumplings. I just had bak chang yesterday. 2 types, Nyonya and Hakka changs.

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  6. Interesting! I won't mind trying this vegetarian dumpling although it feels straange to have chung not made with glutinous rice.

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  7. No glutinous rice? This is perfect for me, not so starchy. Hey! You have a brother? How come I never heard you mention him before? Where's that fat nephew of yours, now not fat anymore? Must be all grown up now!

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  8. I think I will like it because having carrot, chestnuts and mushrooms as the ingredients sounds tasty enough for me. I have been a semi-vegetarian for more than 5 years.

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  9. This one looks different from the one I bought in Ipoh which also used millet. I like the chestnut in dumplings. I kena tipu by the carrot, thought it was salted egg yolk. Lol!

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  10. The multi grain dumplings looked very delicious and power packed with ingredients. Nicer than the real ones with meat. Clever seller and brother of yours.

    Someday I might be a fulltime vegan too when I get older. There is a calling.

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