the jiaozi is a common chinese dumpling which generally consists of minced meat and chopped vegetables wrapped into a piece of dough. popular meat fillings include ground pork, ground beef, ground chicken, shrimp, and even fish. popular mixtures include pork with chinese cabbage, pork with celery, lamb with spring onion, leeks with eggs, etc. jiaozi are usually boiled or steamed. jiaozi is a traditional dish eaten during chinese new year's eve and some other festivals. family members gather together to make dumplings. it is also eaten for farewell to family members or friends. another type of chinese dumpling is made with glutinous rice. usually, the glutinous rice dumplings [zongzi] are triangle or cone shaped, also filled with some red beans, chinese dates or a little meat. glutinous rice dumplings are traditionally eaten during the duanwu festival. if dumplings are fried in a small amount of oil, they are called guotie or potstickers. compared to wonton dumplings served boiled in a soup, jiaozi have a thicker skin and are bigger. wontons are wrapped in rectangular dough while jiaozi are wrapped in round dough. chinese cuisine includes sweet dumplings. tangyuan a special type of rice dumpling. tangyuan are smaller dumplings made with glutinous rice flour and filled with sweet sesame, peanut, red bean paste. tangyuan may also be served without a filling. there are also other kinds of dumplings such as har kao, siew mai, small cage-steamed bun (xiaolongbao), pork bun and crystal dumpling. see also: dim sum 点心 for descriptions of several other kinds of dumplings such as gau and taro root dumplings.
jiaozi(chinese dumpling) is a traditional chinese food ,which is essention during holidays in nor thern china.chinese dumpling becomes one of the most widely love food in china.
chinese dumpling is one of the most important foods in chinese new year.since the shape of chinese dumpling is similar to ancient chinese gold or silier ingots ,they symbolize wealth .traditional,th e members of a family get togeter to make dumplings during the new year's eve.they may hide a coin in one of the dumplings.the person who finds the coin will likely have a good fortune in the new year.chinese dumpling is also popular in other chinese holidays or festivals,so it is part of the chinese culture or traditional.
chinese dumpling is a delicious food.you can make avariety of chinese dumplings using different filling based on your taste and how various ingredients mixed together by you .
making dumpling is really teamwork .usually all family members will join the work .some people starte to make dupling when they were kids in the family ,so most chinese know how to make dumpling .
dumpling is a traditional chinese food.on the lunar new year' s day,most families make a lot of delicious dumplings.to make them,follow this easy process.
the first step is to mix the flour with water.when the dough is ready,we can begin to make dumpling wrappers.we use a rolling pole to roll the dough into small,thin and round pieces so that they will be easy to cook.when the wrappers are done,it' s time to prepare the filling.usually,we use meat such as beef or mutton,and some vegetables such as cabbage or carrots for filling.you may actually choose whatever you like to put into it.we must chop those things into small pieces.then put some salt,oil and other condiments into it and stir it evenly.when all these preparations are done,we can start making dumplings.first put a spoonful of filling in the center of the wrapper.then stick the two opposite sides together and then the rest.don' t just cover the filling with the wrappers.the best shape of dumplings is that of a ship,because when they are boiling in the pan,they look like ships sailing in the sea.the smell can make your mouth water.