How to Make Vegetarian Fried Wontons

Updated on April 5, 2018
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Cooking is one of my passions. Though I am working, I make nutritious and tasty food at home. I use minimal oil and no artificial colors.

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I like wontons for their taste and crunchiness. They are nutritious, as they have a tasty vegetable filling! These mild-spicy wontons pair well with a hot garlic sauce. If you don't like spiciness, you can eat them with tomato ketchup.

How to Make Vegetarian Fried Wontons

For making vegetarian fried wontons, you first have to make a dough. You will also have to make a veggie stuffing. Next, make small discs out of the dough. Place a teaspoon of stuffing in the center of the disc. Form wontons as per instructions.

Deep-fry about six wontons at a time in hot oil. Turn them often to ensure uniform cooking. Once they are fried golden brown, place them on an absorbent paper.

Serve hot wontons with a spicy garlic sauce. Enjoy eating! They are truly delightful.

5 stars for Veg Fried Wontons

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 35 min
Ready in: 50 min
Yields: 16 wontons

Ingredients

  • 2 small cups + 1/2 teaspoon all purpose flour (maida), for the dough, for binding the stuffing
  • 2-3 tbsp corn flour, for the dough
  • 1 tbsp butter, liquid, for the dough
  • 1/4 tsp or salt to taste, for the dough
  • 1/2 cup cabbage, shredded, for the stuffing
  • 1/2 cup carrots, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup capsicum, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup French beans, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp onions, finely chopped
  • 1/4 inch ginger, minced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp pepper powder
  • 1/3 tsp or salt to taste
  • 2 tsp oil, for the stuffing

Step-By-Step Instructions and Images for Making Veg Fried Wontons

  • Begin the recipe by making the dough for the wrap.
  • Put all purpose flour, corn flour, salt, and melted butter in a mixing bowl. Dry mix them. Next, knead them adding water little by little to get a smooth and firm dough.
  • Cover the dough with a wet cloth or a vessel. Set aside.
  • In the meanwhile, prepare the stuffing. Heat oil in a deep-bottomed pan.
  • Add chopped onions, minced ginger, and minced garlic.
  • Saute until onions turn golden brown. Throw in chopped veggies. Add some salt. Mix well.
  • Increase the heat. Stir-cook them for a few minutes or until the veggies become soft, yet retain crunchiness.
  • Add soy sauce, pepper powder, and remaining salt. Saute for a minute. Now, the stuffing is almost ready.
  • Sprinkle a few drops of water on them. Add some all purpose flour. Stir the mixture well. Turn off the heat.
  • Transfer the stuffing to a steel plate.
  • Now, divide the dough into many small lemon-sized balls. Take one such ball. Make a thin dice with the help of a rolling pin.
  • Place a teaspoon stuffing on the center. Fold the opposite edges. Press the edges covering the stuffing. Observe that a small stuffing pouch is formed.
  • Pull the open ends and seal them by pressing with your fingers. Refer the pic for the right way of folding. Keep this wonton aside.
  • Make 6-7 such wontons at a time. Drop them in a medium hot oil. Fry them, while turning occasionally to ensure uniform frying.
  • Remove them once they are crispy and golden brown. Place them on an absorbent paper.
  • Repeat the same for making all the wontons. Serve these yummy wontons hot with a spicy garlic sauce or tomato sauce for a less-spicy option.
  • Enjoy the taste!

Step one: Put all purpose flour, corn flour, liquid butter, and salt in a mixing bowl. Dry mix them. Next, knead adding water little by little to get a smooth and firm dough.
Step one: Put all purpose flour, corn flour, liquid butter, and salt in a mixing bowl. Dry mix them. Next, knead adding water little by little to get a smooth and firm dough.
Cover the dough with a wet cloth or a vessel. Set aside. This is for making the wonton wrap.
Cover the dough with a wet cloth or a vessel. Set aside. This is for making the wonton wrap.
Step two: Heat oil in a deep-bottomed pan. Throw in chopped onions, minced ginger, and minced garlic. Saute until onions turn golden brown.
Step two: Heat oil in a deep-bottomed pan. Throw in chopped onions, minced ginger, and minced garlic. Saute until onions turn golden brown.
Step three: Throw in chopped veggies. Add some salt. Stir-cook them over a high-heat until they are soft, yet retain the crunchiness.
Step three: Throw in chopped veggies. Add some salt. Stir-cook them over a high-heat until they are soft, yet retain the crunchiness.
Step four: Add pepper powder and soy sauce. Mix well. Cook for a minute.
Step four: Add pepper powder and soy sauce. Mix well. Cook for a minute.
Step five: Sprinkle a few drops of water on the veggies. Add some all purpose flour. Stir the mixture well. The flour makes a good binding agent. Turn off the heat. The stuffing for the wontons is ready!
Step five: Sprinkle a few drops of water on the veggies. Add some all purpose flour. Stir the mixture well. The flour makes a good binding agent. Turn off the heat. The stuffing for the wontons is ready!
The stuffing
The stuffing
Transfer it to a plate.
Transfer it to a plate.
Step six: Divide the dough in many small lemon-sized balls.
Step six: Divide the dough in many small lemon-sized balls.
Take one dough ball. Make a thin disc with the help of a rolling pin. Put a teaspoon stuffing on the center.
Take one dough ball. Make a thin disc with the help of a rolling pin. Put a teaspoon stuffing on the center.
Fold the opposite ends. Press the edges of the stuffing, as shown in the pic, forming a small pouch.
Fold the opposite ends. Press the edges of the stuffing, as shown in the pic, forming a small pouch.
Bring the open ends closer and seal them by pressing the wrap with your fingers.
Bring the open ends closer and seal them by pressing the wrap with your fingers.
Wonton
Wonton
Make many such wontons
Make many such wontons
Step seven: Deep-fry 6-7 of them at a time over medium heat. Turn them occasionally to ensure uniform frying.
Step seven: Deep-fry 6-7 of them at a time over medium heat. Turn them occasionally to ensure uniform frying.
Take them out once they are crispy and golden brown. Place them on an absorbent paper towel.
Take them out once they are crispy and golden brown. Place them on an absorbent paper towel.
Serve hot wontons with a spicy garlic sauce or a mild-spicy tomato ketchup. Enjoy the taste!
Serve hot wontons with a spicy garlic sauce or a mild-spicy tomato ketchup. Enjoy the taste!

Nutritional Information of Vegetarian Fried Wontons

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1
Calories 30
Calories from Fat18
% Daily Value *
Fat 2 g3%
Saturated fat 0 g
Carbohydrates 2 g1%
Sugar 0 g
Fiber 0 g
Protein 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 12 mg1%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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