Punch down dough and knead for 1-2 minutes. Method. Place the rose buds in a cup cake liner. These are just so beautiful. Mantou is actually a Chinese steamed bun (plain) and usually you can eat it as it own or go as an accompaniments to savoury dishes (pork belly, bbq pork) or sweet fillings such as red beans, kaya custard. Thanks for sharing. 4 comments. These are so pretty and I love that they are made with sweet potatoes - this recipe is definitely a must try. 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Purple Sweet Potato Rose Mantou (by Wendyywy) Ingredients : 250gm steamed purple sweet potato (I skinned and cut them into cubes and microwaves for 3 mins on High… instead of steaming) 200gm water 500gm pau flour ( I used Blue Key Pau Flour) 1 tsp baking powder 100gm sugar Recipe from : wendyyinkk@blogspot Level : intermediate . Love the natural pastel color. Make a well, add mashed sweet potato, and yeast solution. Your choice. gluten just hasn’t form, there’s no need to add extra flour. Stir in yeast water into flour. Purple Sweet Potato Mantou (紫番薯馒头) I actually really like eating Asian steamed buns, otherwise known as mantou (馒头). I made this yesterday and posted pictures to my bake groups on FB. Also, I think the color becomes slightly lighter compared to pre-steamed color. I tried my hands on rose shaping but see how they turned out, ... Sweet Potato Mantou Recipe. Put in shortening and knead until dough is smooth. “Steamed Rose Mantou” by using Sweet Purple Potatoes. They are colorful, and are easily formed into attractive shapes. Everyone loved it! 250gm purple sweet potato (skin removed, steamed) 200gm water 500gm plain flour 1tsp baking powder 10gm sugar 1/4 tsp salt 50gm unsalted butter (melted) 11gm instant yeast Here's what I did: 1. Let the rose buns proof until volume is doubled, about 45 minutes in a warm kitchen. flatter and to create ripples (uneveness) . flour is dough is way. Prep Time 20 minutes. Must taste delicious, too, with the addition of purple sweet potatoes. Ingredients: 250g of purple sweet potatoes, steamed. You will need 6x15 gram dough balls to make 2 roses. Aug 24, 2014 - I've been looking for new ways to form my steamed buns or mantou and this is one of them. Mash steamed sweet potato with 150gm water. Sweet potato mantou have more flavor and nutrition than plain mantou. Purple varieties tend to be firmer than orange ones. 8. Remove cover (gently so you no water drops onto the buns), take the buns out from steamer, and serve hot. Close. Mantou are filling Chinese buns, served for breakfast, or as part of a meal. Arrange 6 pieces of flattened dough, half stacking on top of each other. I can't believe I have never seen a purple sweet potato before, I am definitely missing out! Purple Sweet Potatoes are richly nutritious as they are fat-free and low in calories, high in fiber and great for people who are carbohydrate sensitive and most importantly it is loaded with antioxidants. Then mix half of the flour prepared with mashed sweet potatoes. THROUGH THE KITCHEN DOOR ~ To make these Purple Potato Roses, the first step is to wash your purple potatoes. My next step is to mix warm water with yeast and sugar and let it sit until frothy and foamy. I am glad Wendy post this Purple Rose Mantou whereby I got to make it today. I steam purple sweet potatoes, garnet yams, and my favorites—the thin, pale-fleshed, and delectable Japanese sweet potatoes. Knead for 2 minutes. Knead into a non-sticky dough, about 10 minutes. Close. Everywhere is selling purple sweet potato recently and I better get hold of this before it is hard to find later on as I have some recipes which I have bookmarked earlier. The male members in my family wasn't really a rose mantou person........ so we the ladies have to eat it. Peel the purple sweet potatoes and cut into small cubes. 2. My steamer is only one tier, and I can only steam 6 roses at a time. can retain its form, like not slacking down. We don't have a weighing scale at home. Knead into a smooth dough. ... (if using purple sweet potato, use 200ml water) 500g Pau/Hong Kong/Super Lite flour. Your comment is awaiting moderation. These buns are beautiful! Bean Curd, Ginkgo Nuts, and Barley Sweet Soup, Chwee Kueh - Water Cake With Preserved Radish. For this recipe, I am using some mashed Purple Sweet Potato to make this mantou which gives it a very lovely natural Pinkish-purple colour which you can see from the photos. Start rolling from the first piece on the bottom. Cover with wet kitchen towel/saran wrap. 6. 4 comments. Read about Daily Cooking Quest. I used a Mantou recipe that I have and filled it with sweet potatoe. Roses buns/ mantou roses/pau roses keep on whispering my name. I placed them in a colander and rinsed them in the sink. This sweet potato mantou recipe is so soft and fluffy. Place in an oiled bowl, cover with wet kitchen towel/saran plastic, and proof until doubled, about 1 hour. I had to adapt a bit since the purple sweet potatoes I ordered turned out to be white vs purple! 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