Types of Dumplings You Would Want To Eat Right Now
Move aside donuts and pancakes, these dumplings will want you try one just now!
Batul Nafisa Baxamusa
Food brings the world closer and dumplings are universally popular. This versatile cuisine can be sweet or savory and is enveloped with the essence of the culture of each country. Let's take a quick look at types of dumplings from around the world.
Buuz from Mangolia are steamed dumplings with beef or mutton fillings. The fried of Buzz version is called khuushuur.
Chuchvara are dumplings from Central Asia. It is also known as joshpara, dushbara, and shishbarak. They are filled with ground lamb meat and boiled with meat broth and served with sour cream/yogurt.
Wontons are from China. These are thin-skinned, flatter broth-based dumplings. According to region, the wonton styles can vary.
The Yuan Mongolians are said to have brought the Mandu to Korea. The grilled/fried Mandu is called jjin mandu, steamed/boiled is called mul mandu and steamed bun dumpling is called wang mandu.
The Pierogi from Poland are super delicious sweet/savory dumplings. They are cooked in boiling water and fried before serving with sour cream, fried onions, melted butter/cream.
Modak from India has a sacred association. This sweet dumpling is offered to Lord Ganesha during prayers. Kangidan is a Japanese modak offered to Kangiten, the Japanese version of Lord Ganesha.
The Knish from the Eastern European region is a Jewish delicacy. The flour dough is filled with spiced meat, onions, and more.
Svestkove Knedlíky from the Czech Republic is a unique dumpling. The dough is wrapped around a plum or fruit, boiled, sprinkled with sugar and served with quark.
The Ravioli from Italy is an Italian version of the dumpling. It is pasta filled with meat, vegetables, cheese, etc. It is served with sauce or broth.
Zongzi can be referred to a Chinese rice dish. Rice filled with different fillings is wrapped in bamboo leaves. It is called Pya Htote in Myanmar, Ba-chang in Thailand.
Manti, tamales, gyōza, uszka, varenyky, xiao long bao, etc. are just a few dumpling to name. Dumpling is a popular delicacy due to its fillings. Do try a dumpling, it will definitely leave you wanting more.