Thai Sago Dumplings

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Thai Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • small sago - 2 cup
  • warm water to soak
  • salt to taste
  • For Filling:
  • minced chicken breast - 1 cup
  • garlic - 2 flakes
  • coriander roots - 1 tbsp, chopped
  • pepper corns - 1 tsp
  • peanut oil - 2 tbsp
  • onion - ½ cup, minced
  • roasted peanuts - ½ cup, crushed
  • fish sauce - 1 or 2 tbsp
  • palm sugar - 150 gm

How to Make Thai Sago Dumplings

  • Rinse sago and soak in just enough warm water to cover, till sago is soft enough to bind together.
  • Mix in salt.
  • Crush garlic, coriander roots and pepper corns together, till it is reduced to a paste.
  • Heat oil, fry the ground paste till fragrant.
  • Add onion and fry till brown.
  • Add chicken and fry till it is cooked and all the moisture is absorbed.
  • Add palm sugar and fish sauce and cook till almost dry.
  • Cool the mixture and shape into 1.5 cm round balls.
  • Take lime size balls of sago mixture and stuff each ball with the chicken filling.
  • Steam the dumplings till the sago is cooked and transparent (About 20-30 mins).
  • Brush the dumplings with garlic oil (Fry 1 Tbsp of finely chopped garlic in 3 Tbsp oil till dark brown).
  • Serve hot.