Thai Style Steamed Buns Recipe

Soft and fluffy whole wheat flour buns stuffed with sweet and salty pickled vegetables.

Archana's Kitchen
Thai Style Steamed Buns Recipe
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Thai Style Steamed Buns Recipe is a healthy appetizer made using steamed boa or buns which is stuffed in with pickled cucumber, carrot and cabbage. The steamed buns are made with whole wheat flour which is fermented with yeast and steamed in a gas steamed till it becomes soft and fluffy. The steamed buns can be stuffed with any kind of filling. It can be vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian too.

Serve the Thai Style Steamed Buns Recipe along with Thai Green Papaya Salad by the side or light appetizer like Asian Style Baby Corn With Sesame Seeds & Peanut Sauce

If you are looking for more Thai Recipes here are some:

  1. Vegetarian Thai Green Curry Recipe
  2. Vegetarian Pad Thai Recipe
  3. Vegetarian Thai Red Curry Recipe

Cuisine: Thai
Course: Appetizer
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

60 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

90 M


4 Servings


    For the Steamed bun
  • 1/4 cup All Purpose Flour (Maida)
  • 1 1/2 cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 tablespoon Active dry yeast
  • 2 teaspoon Sugar
  • Salt , to taste
  • For the Stuffing
  • 1 English Cucumber , sliced
  • 1 Carrot (Gajjar) , sliced to roundels
  • 1 cup Cabbage (Patta Gobi/ Muttaikose)
  • 1 cup Pickled Jalapenos , sliced
  • 1 tablespoon Soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Chilli vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • Red Chilli sauce , , as needed
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Thai Style Steamed Buns Recipe

  1. To begin making the Thai Style Steamed Buns Recipe, take Maida flour, sugar and yeast in a separate bowl. Add about 1/4 cup Lukewarm water. Keep it aside for 30 minutes.

  2. In another big bowl, add whole wheat flour, the fermented yeast dough, salt and little water and combine it to form a soft dough.

  3. Knead for about 10 minutes and place the dough into the same bowl and cover it with a damp cloth and keep it aside to rise for about 30 minutes.

  4. Meanwhile, chop all the vegetables and mix it with soy sauce, chili vinegar, sugar and salt.

  5. Take the risen dough out, pinch out small balls from them, flatten and make them into a oval shape with 1 centimeter thick. 

  6. Apply oil little and fold it over to make semi circle, place them aside to rise again for about 10 minutes.

  7. Heat a vegetable steamer with water, place the parchment paper over the steamer, place all the risen semi circle dough onto the paper and steam them for 10 minutes.

  8. Once the buns steamed, take them out and add pickled vegetables inside and serve.

  9. Serve the Thai Style Steamed Buns Recipe along with Thai Green Papaya Salad by the side or light appetizer like Asian Style Baby Corn With Sesame Seeds & Peanut Sauce.