How to Make Vegetarian Dumplings?

We are here to offer everyone the same kind of delicious dishes. It is not fair to the vegetarians that they are unable to enjoy some of the dished which include meat. But, we make everything possible, from making food healthy and convenient to making traditional dishes which include meat eatable for vegans.

Now, we will teach you the recipe to make dumplings that vegans and vegetarians can enjoy as well. Dumplings can be made with soybean as well instead of using minced meat. 

vegetarian dumplings


You will need these few ingredients to make vegetarian dumplings from the scratch. Not only meat eaters can enjoy dumplings, we have made a recipe for the vegetarians and vegans as well because it is not fair to them to be deprived of these tasty and mouth-watering dishes. Grab these ingredients and put them together to make this magical dish. 

  • 150 g (5.3 oz) fine-textured soya (TVP)
  • 1/2 l vegetable broth or water
  • Breadcrumbs and soya milk
  • 1 onion
  •  2 carrots
  • A red pepper
  • Mature tomatoes
  • Garlic and parsley
  • Flour
  • Oil, salt, and pepper

Steps to follow to make Vegetarian Dumplings

You only have to get the ingredients and follow these easy steps as we tell you, in the end, you will get your reward, which will be your vegetarian dumping. Before you know it, you will have cooked vegetarian dumplings from the scratch in just about 30 – 45 minutes. 

1. Hydrate the Textured Soya

First of all, you have to hydrate the textured soya for at least half an hour before you start on working to prepare the soya mince balls. You can either use water or vegetable broth to make it 

textured soya

2. Absorb the Extra moisture from Soya

After you have completely hydrated the soya, wring it out to remove all the extra water. You can use clean and dry kitchen cloth to absorb the extra moisture. 

3. Add little Soya Milk to Dip

Add little soya milk to dip in the breadcrumbs. To prepare the dough for dumplings, you need to add it to TVP. Add one or two cloves of minced garlic and parsley according to your taste. 

4. Make Smooth Paste of all the Ingredients

Now you have to knead all the ingredients together until you get a smooth paste of all the ingredients. You have to knead it make it a consistently smooth paste without leaving some parts of it uneven. You can perform this task by your hands or by using some utensil whichever is convenient for you. 

5. Give the Shape of vegetarian Dumplings

Now you have to give them the shape of vegetarian dumplings. You can use hands best to give them the perfect shape. 

6. Cook the Dumplings

This step includes pouring some oil into pan and heating it. Now dip the vegetarian dumpling is flour and then putting them in the pan when it had heated. Cook them from both sides. And place them on a plate with kitchen paper towel to absorb all the excess oil. 

7. Sauté the Chop Vegetables

Next, you need to chop the vegetables and sauté them in a pan and season them. First, add the onion and when they turn golden brown, gradually add the carrots, peppers, tomatoes… and any other vegetables you want to use. 

8. Add the Dumplings in Vegetables

One the vegetables are prepared, add the dumplings to the pan and let them simmer for about 10 minutes. 


These were the few simple steps to make vegetarian dumplings. You will be surprised once you eat this dish because it is a perfect substitute for meat dumplings for vegans and vegetarians. Next time you are thinking of treating your vegan friends then you know what to make.  If you want to learn more vegetarian recipes then click on Tryarticles’s food blog and make your life easy!

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