PREP TIME 32 mins

COOK TIME 18 mins

TOTAL TIME 50 mins


CALORIES 97 kcal


For wrappers

  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon oil
  • salt to taste
  • water as needed

For veggie filling

  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 4 garlic cloves peeled and minced
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1 inch ginger peeled and minced
  • 2 green chilies finely chopped
  • 2 cups mixed veggies, very finely chopped carrot, cabbage, beans, baby corn
  • 2 tablespoons schezwan sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • salt to taste

For cooking potstickers

  • 4 tablespoons sesame oil divided
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds divided
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes divided
  • 1/4 cup water for each batch


Making potstickers wrappers

  • Combine flour, salt and oil in a bowl. Mix well.
  • Add water gradually and make a soft yet firm pliable dough.
  • Set aside for 20 minutes. In the meantime we shall prepare the filling.

Mixed veg filling

  • heat sesame oil in a wok or pan.
  • Add finely chopped green chilies, chili flakes, minced onions, garlic and ginger. Saute for minute
  • Add sliced onions and mix well. Saute for a minute.
  • Now add the mixed thinly sliced or very finely chopped veggies and mix.
  • Add salt, schezwan sauce, freshly ground pepper. Mix and saute in high flame for 5-6 minutes. The veggies should be coked yet remain crunchy.
  • Set aside the filling to cool a bit.

Shaping and cooking the potstickers.

  • Divide the prepared dough into 16 small portions.
  • Take a portion and roll into small circle of 1/6 inch thickness on a floured  surface.
  • place 2-3 teaspoons filling in the center and fold into half circle.
  • Starting from the center pinch and seal the edges.
  • Prepare all the dough balls in the same way.
  • Heat a cast iron pan and add 2 tablespoons sesame oil. Throw in sesame seeds and chili flakes if you prefer.
  • Place a batch of prepared dumplings, say 6-7 depending on the size of your pan.
  • Cook the dumplings for 3-4 minutes, keeping the pan open until the bottom turns crispy with slight char.
  • Now add 1/4 cup water and immediately close the pan with a lid before steam escapes.
  • Now steam cook for another 3 minutes or until the wrapper turns glossy and non sticky.
  • Cook the remaining dumplings in the same way.
  • Serve potstickers immediately with any dipping sauce or chili vinegar.


Serving: 14 Calories: 97kcal