How to make Date And Walnut Wontons - Crispy wontons stuffed with date and walnut filling.

This recipe is from the book Best of Chinese Cooking.

Main Ingredients : Seedles Dates, Walnuts Kernals

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Desserts

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Date And Walnut Wontons

Some say Chinese cuisine is 400,000 years old going back to the Peking Man and his use of fire. Some other accounts of the history of Chinese cuisine takes the beginning to the Chinese stone age. However today Chinese cuisine enjoys the distinction of being the most popular in the world.
All this furore about Chinese food can make one wonder what is so special about this cuisine.  To put it in one word it is wholesome.  It has the characteristics of being nutritious, economical, balanced and delicious. It cannot be gainsaid that Chinese food is popular the world over and it can be adapted into our modern lifestyles as the strong link between diet and health of body, mind and spirit is epitomized in Chinese cookery. We all desire harmony in our lives and this works on the ancient Taoist principle of Yin and Yang in which balance and contrast are the key. Each Chinese dish reflects a balance of taste, texture, aroma and colour. Be it sweet, sour, pungent, hot, salty or spicy – all the six basic flavours are incorporated deftly in all Chinese dishes.

You can also find more Desserts recipes like Umm Ali, Red Velvet Cake, Peanut Butter And Oatmeal Cookies, Orange Malpua.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Date And Walnut Wontons Recipe

  • Seedles Dates 100 grams

  • Walnuts Kernals 1/2 cup

  • Wonton wrappers 16

  • Brown sugar 2 tablespoons

  • Cinnamon powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Oil to deep fry


Step 1

Clean and finely chop seedless dates. Boil walnut kernels in two cups of water for a minute. Drain, pat dry with an absorbent kitchen towel and roughly chop. Mix chopped dates, walnuts, brown sugar and cinnamon powder.

Step 2

Divide the mixture into sixteen equal portions. Place a portion of date and walnut mixture in the center of each wonton wrapper, wet the edges with a little water, fold into half and twist the ends and stick.

Step 3

eat sufficient oil in a wok, add stuffed wontons and deep-fry for a couple of minutes or until golden brown and crisp. Remove and drain onto an absorbent kitchen towel.

Step 4

Serve hot with any ice cream of your choice.