Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-2019), we are advised to stay at home to keep from being infected. Well, why not DIY some delicacies to make good use of our time during the period?
For today's DIY recipe we recommend the steamed pumpkin bun, which is tasty, nutritious and very healthful and looks like a tiny fresh tangerine.
Ingredients: pumpkin, 100g; high-gluten flour, 240g; water, 30g; dried yeast, 2g; orange leaves (for decoration)
Step 1: cut the pumpkin into small pieces, put them into a bowl, cover with a plastic wrap and then steam the bowl until the pumpkin becomes soft; mash the pumpkin;
Step 2: put yeast into a cup of water, and wait for 2 minutes;
Step 3: knead the mashed pumpkin and flour into dough; put the dough in a bowl and cover it with a plastic wrap, put it in a warm place till it expands;
Step 4: knead the dough and divide it into chunks about 35g each;
Step 5: roll the dough into buns, wrap them with a clean towel, and then press it gently, which will make the surface of the dough look like the skin of the tangerine.
Step 6: make a hole in the buns with a chopstick (for putting the leaf on it);
Step 7: cover the dough balls in a bowl with plastic wrap, wait for 20 minutes;
Step 8: steam the dough for 15 minutes;
Step 9: decorate the buns with orange leaves.