How to make Mushroom Bao - SK Khazana -

These are Chinese steamed buns that can be stuffed with various fillings

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Button mushrooms (बटन मशरूम), Portabello mushrooms

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Mushroom Bao - SK Khazana

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Hindi: dhingri
Available in various types, shapes and sizes, these edible fungi (purely vegetarian!) are a great way to glam-up your dishes. Talking about the types, there are – button, enoki, morel, oyster, shiitake, porcini, chanterelle and portabella. Buy the ones with a firm texture and even colour with tightly-closed caps. If the gills are showing, it is an indication of age and they are probably past their prime.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Mushroom Bao - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Button mushrooms medium 3

  • Portabello mushrooms medium 4

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic finely chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Spring onion bulbs finely chopped 4-5

  • Salt to taste

  • Soy sauce 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli sauce 1 teaspoon

  • Oyster sauce 1 teaspoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Spring onion greens finely chopped 3 tablespoons

  • Ready-made bao dough

  • Brown savoury biscuit crumbs as required

  • Cornflour 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Cocoa powder 1 teaspoon

  • Soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon

  • Oyster sauce 1/2 teaspoon

Method

Step 1

Thinly slice button and portabello mushrooms and then roughly chop them.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add garlic, ginger and spring onion bulbs, mix and sauté for 1-2 minutes.

Step 3

Add the mushrooms, mix and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Add salt and mix well and cook till the mushrooms are cooked completely and the moisture evaporated.

Step 4

Add soy sauce, red chilli sauce, oyster sauce and crushed black peppercorns and mix well.

Step 5

Add spring onion greens, mix and take the pan off the heat. Transfer the mixture into a bowl and let it cool down to room temperature.

Step 6

Divide the dough into a few portions of 20 grams each and the same number of portions of 4 grams each.

Step 7

Shape the 20 grams portions into balls and roll them into small discs. Stuff each with a portion of the mushroom mixture and apply a little water on the edges, bring the edges to the centre and pinch to seal. Further shape them like mushroom heads. Shape the smaller portion of the dough into mushroom stems. .

Step 8

Line a bamboo steamer with a few pieces of parchment paper and grease them with oil. Place the prepared all the pieces the on each. Cover and set aside to prove.

Step 9

Meanwhile, take cornflour in a bowl, add cocoa powder, soy sauce and oyster sauce and mix well. Add 1 tbsp water and mix well.

Step 10

Apply this paste on the stuffed bao heads. Cover the steamer.

Step 11

Heat sufficient water in a deep pan, place the steamer over it and steam the baos for 8-10 minutes. Take it off the heat.

Step 12

For assembly, make a cross incision on the bottom of the mushroom head bao and insert the mushroom stem bao into it.

Step 13

Add a little savoury biscuit crumbs on the serving plate, place the mushroom baos on it, garnish with micro green and serve warm.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.