Breakfast Veggie & Egg Dumplings

These Breakfast Veggie & Egg Dumplings are a testament to the beauty of simple, wholesome ingredients coming together to create a dish that’s both nutritious and incredibly satisfying. Perfect for those lazy mornings or when you’re in a rush but still want to treat yourself to a homemade breakfast. The combination of crisp vegetables and soft, scrambled eggs wrapped in a delicate dumpling skin offers a delightful texture and flavor experience.

Not only are these dumplings quick and easy to prepare, but they also pack a punch of nutrition, making them an ideal start to your day. The added touch of sesame oil and optional dried shrimp infuses the dumplings with an umami depth, while the shallots provide a subtle sharpness that complements the overall dish. Whether you’re a seasoned cook or a beginner in the kitchen, these dumplings are sure to impress with their simplicity and elegance.

Full Recipe:


  • 1 cucumber, thinly sliced and cut into shreds
  • 1 carrot, peeled, thinly sliced, and cut into shreds
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • Salt to taste
  • A pinch of pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried shrimp (optional)
  • A handful of shallots, finely chopped
  • Dumpling wrappers
  • Mineral water (for sealing dumplings)



  1. Mix the shredded cucumber and carrot with sugar in a bowl and let it sit for a few minutes.
  2. Beat the eggs with salt and pepper in another bowl.
  3. Heat a little oil in a pan and scramble the eggs until softly set. Remove and set aside.
  4. Squeeze out excess water from the cucumber and carrot mixture, then chop finely.
  5. Combine the eggs, cucumber and carrot mixture, sesame oil, dried shrimp (if using), and shallots in a large bowl.
  6. Roll out the dumpling wrappers and place a spoonful of the filling in the center of each wrapper.
  7. Brush the edges of the wrappers with mineral water and fold to seal.
  8. Steam the dumplings for about 10 minutes or until cooked through.

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes

Kcal: 150 kcal | Servings: 4 servings

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