Today is the Ghost Festival (Zhongyuan Festival). The most important thing to eat is duck, because the homonym is “calming”. If you don’t have a chance to eat duck, you can have some steamed stuffed buns. Today we bring you fried buns from Shanghai.


Half a catty minced meat
1 kg medium gluten flour
1 egg
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon black sesame
1 tablespoon pepper
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon raw soy sauce
1 tablespoon cooking wine
1 handful of shallots
5g yeast
8g baking powder


Step 1
Medium gluten flour, baking powder, yeast, minced meat, etc

Step 2
Stir minced meat, cooking wine, soy sauce, pepper, salt, egg white, sesame oil and scallion to mix the stuffing

Step 3
Mix 1 catty of medium gluten flour with 8 grams of baking powder and 5 grams of yeast

Step 4
Pour in warm water and dough in several times and knead into smooth dough. Knead for 15 minutes

Step 5
Cut the dough and press it

Step 6
Then roll it with a rolling pin to be thick in the middle and thin on both sides

Step 7
Wrap the mixed stuffing into buns

Step 8
Turn the steamed stuffed bun upside down with the flower side down

Step 9
Heat the oil in the pot, put the steamed stuffed bun into the pot and fry over high heat for one minute until the bottom is golden

Step 10
Pour in an appropriate amount of water. The amount of water should be able to cover the whole bottom of the pot

Step 11
Sprinkle black sesame seeds on the steamed stuffed bun, cover it, turn down the heat and simmer for 10 minutes

Step 12
Finally, sprinkle with scallions and fry for a while. It tastes great.