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Mongolian mantuun buuz/ steamed buns with beef filling




  • 250 grams water
  • 1.5 level tsp dried instant yeast
  • 1 level teaspoons baking powder
  • 230 grams bakers flour
  • 200 grams plain flour
  • 50 grams white sugar
  • 1 level tsp salt


  • 20 grams spring onions
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 level tsp salt
  • 1 level tbsp pepper, ground
  • 10 grams soy sauce
  • 10 grams olive oil
  • 500 grams lean beef mince
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    Preparation 30min
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      Recipe is created for
      TM 6
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      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!
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Recipe's preparation

  1. Place water into mixing bowl and heat 2 min/37°C/speed 2.
    Add yeast and baking powder and mix 30 sec/speed 2.
    Add baker's flour, plain flour, sugar and salt, then knead Dough /5 min. Transfer dough into a bowl, cover with plastic wrap and set aside to rest for approx. 1 hour or until dough triples in volume. Proceed with recipe while dough rests. Clean and dry mixing bowl.
  2. Filling
  3. Place spring onions/shallots, garlic into mixing bowl and chop 5 sec/speed 5. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula.
    Add mince, salt, pepper, soy sauce andolive oil then mix 10 sec//speed 3. Transfer into a bowl and place into refrigerator until ready to use. Clean and dry mixing bowl.
  4. Assembly and steaming
  5. Grease Varoma dish and tray with oil, then set aside. Transfer dough onto a lightly floured work surface and roll out into a log, then divide log into 24 portions. Using a rolling pin, flatten each portion into a circle (10 cm). Place 1 tablespoon of the beef filling in the centre of each circle. Wrap the edges of the dough over the filling to create a bag and pinch the edges together to seal. Repeat with remaining dough and filling (makes approx. 24 pieces). Place 6 buns into prepared Varoma dish, pinched side up, and place 6 buns onto prepared Varoma tray, pinched side up, and set aside to rest for 15 minutes.
    Place water into mixing bowl. Place Varoma with buns into position, secure Varoma lid and steam 15 min/Varoma/speed 1. Transfer into a thermal serving bowl or onto a plate and cover to keep warm.
    Divide remaining 12 buns between prepared Varoma dish and tray, pinched side up. Place Varoma with buns into position, secure Varoma lid and steam 15 min/Varoma/speed 1. Serve buns while warm.

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