Gold Bags

Gold Bags

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Dainty pouches filled with spicy vegetables and tied with a blade of lemon grass.

Gold Bags recipe - How to make Gold Bags

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Preparation Time:  30     Cooking Time:  10 min.   Total Time:     Makes 25 to 30 servings
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For The Wrappers
1 1/2 cups plain flour (maida)
1/2 tsp salt

For The Filling
1 tsp chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tsp chopped coriander (dhania)
1/2 tsp whole black peppercorns (kalimirch)
1 1/2 cups mashed potatoes
2 tbsp carrot , grated
2 tbsp roasted peanuts , ground
1 tbsp soy sauce
1/2 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt

Other Ingredients
1 tbsp cornflour , mixed with water to make a paste
oil for deep-frying

For the wrappers

    For the wrappers
  1. Sieve the flour and salt together.
  2. Add the hot water gradually and make a soft dough.
  3. Knead for a while and keep aside for 30 minutes.
  4. Apply oil on your palm and knead the dough until it becomes smooth and elastic.
  5. Roll out thinly on a floured surface, using a rolling pin and cut into 25 to 30 squares of 75 mm. (3").

For the filling

    For the filling
  1. Pound the garlic, coriander and peppercorn in mortar to form a paste.
  2. In a bowl, mix the paste with the mashed potatoes, carrots, peanuts, soya sauce, sugar and salt. Mix throughly.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Place a spring roll sheet on a dry surface.
  2. Fold the gold bags as illustrasted in the diagram,refer handy tip.
  3. Deep fry in hot oil till golden brown.
  4. Drain and tie with a blade of lemon grass.
  5. Serve hot with a dip of your choice.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. Spoon a little of the filling mixture in the centre of a wrapper square and gather all the 4 corners in the centre to form a pouch.
  2. Seal the centre of the fold with a little cornflour paste.
  3. Fluff out the gathers to make it look like a money bag.

  1. Roll the wrapper dough as thin as you can. The gold bags will look and taste better.


Gold Bags
 on 07 Feb 11 01:45 PM

Wow now it seems to be very tasty with novel idea and new look of money bag.
Gold Bags
 on 07 Dec 10 12:03 AM

It is such a novel concept. kind of challenging to make but its delicious and delicate. Lovely finger food snack.