Chinese steamed bread (mantou)
Recipe type: Bread
  • Plain flour
  • Yeast
  1. To make the raising flour I use 4 cups of flour, 1 and 1/4 cup of water, around 5g fast yeast.
  2. After raising the flour, dust the board with dry flour, and place the dough on it. Knead well.
  3. Divide the dough into small portions
  4. Shape the mantou into half ball shape.
  5. Dip the mantou in oil.
  6. Place them one by one into steamer
  7. Cover the lid of steamer, and leave it for further 15 minutes for letting the dough raising again, before turning on the fire.
  8. Turn on the full fire and wait 7 minutes after the water boils.
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