Gyoza (Potstickers) – Pan Fried Dumplings / Chicken Dumplings !!

Today’s recipe is Gyoza (dumplings) is one of the favorite recipe in Chinese & Japanese cuisine. It is really easy to prepare in home like restaurant style. I used garam masala to give Indian punch to my gyoza (dumplings), this helps to gives nice flavor & taste to dish. For dipping sauce, in a small bowl add soy sauce, chopped spring onions & mix it well.






For Dough;

All purpose flour / maida – 1/2 cup

Boiled water – as required

Salt to taste

For Filling;

Minced chicken – 1/2 cup

Onion – 1 small finely chopped

Ginger – 1 tbsp finely chopped

Spring onion – 2 tbsp finely chopped

Soy sauce (low sodium) – 1 1/2 tsp

Sesame oil – 1 tsp

Garam masala – 1/2 tsp


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For the dough;

  • In a bowl, combine all the ingredients & knead into a soft pliable dough.
  • Rest the dough for 30 minutes & start to knead for another 10 minutes.
  • put a hole in center of the dough & slowly make into circle.
  • Divide the dough into small 18 equal portions & keep aside.

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For the filling;

  • Combine the minced chicken & seasoning in a small bowl
  • knead the mixture with hands / chopstick until the texture becomes sticky.
  • Now add the rest of fillings ingredients and mix it well.

How to make Gyoza / Dumplings;

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  • Roll out each portion of the dough into very thin circles.
  • Place a teaspoon of chicken filling in the centre of the circle.
  • Fold the wrapper in half over the filling and pinch it in the center with your fingers. 
  • Pinch the corner on both side of it as shown in above figure. Make 2-3 pleats, continue with the left & right side of the gyoza / dumplings.
  • After finishing it is looks like half moon shape. Repeat the same procedure for remaining wrapper.
  • Heat a teaspoon of oil in a frying pan over medium high heat.
  • once the pan get hot, place the gyoza / dumplings in a single layer, flat side down in a circular shape.
  • When the bottom of the gyoza turns golden brown, add ¼ cup of water to the pan.
  • Immediately cover with a lid and steam the gyoza for about 2 minutes or until most of the water evaporates.
  • Steam in a greased steamer for about 10 minutes.
  • Serve hot & enjoy it with sauces.

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Bonnie Eng says:

    These look soooo good! And your photos are so clear and educational…takes so much work to put those together…thank you for sharing. 🙂

    1. Thank u soo much Boonie.. I am so happy to hear those encouraging words, because most of your recipes, reviews & photography makes me stunned.. Once again thank you for your support ..

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