ThriftyFoodies Vegan Dumplings

Vegan Dumplings

We always love going out for sushi or Asian food, and we usually (always) start our date night with Dumplings! We thought it was about time we learned to make them at home.

These dumplings are little golden nuggets of delicious filling, wrapped in a chewy, delicious wrapper—and they can be paired with whatever dipping sauce you like.

Vegan Dumplings

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: dumplings, vegan


  • pan with a lid


  • 3/4 cup TVP
  • 150 g mushroom
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • thumb sized piece ginger
  • 2 spring onions
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 package wonton wrappers
  • 1 tbsp oil vegetable
  • 1/2 cup water


  • Soak TVP in boiling water for 5 minutes
  • Finely dice the mushrooms
  • Mince the garlic and the ginger
  • Slice the spring onions
  • Turn pan to medium heat
  • Add the sesame oil to the pan
  • Once the oil is warm, add the garlic and ginger
  • Stir and allow to cook for a few minutes until fragrant
  • Add the mushrooms and soy sauce to the pan
  • Stir and fry for five minutes
  • Add the soaked and re-hydrated TVP to the pan
  • Stir to combine
  • Allow to cook for 3-5 minutes
  • Add spring onions and sesame seeds
  • Mix well and turn heat off
  • Allow to cool before filling the wonton wrappers
  • Once all the dumplings have been shaped, turn pan to medium heat
  • Add vegetable oil and allow to heat up
  • Place dumplings carefully in the pan
  • Fry until bottoms are golden brown
  • Add water to hot pan, and cover with lid
  • Leave to steam for 5 minutes


*The prep time depends on how quick or good you are at wrapping and shaping the dumplings

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