Rich and Chewy Ogre Dumplings (Oni-Manju)

Rich and Chewy Ogre Dumplings (Oni-Manju)

These dumplings are packed with chunks of sweet potatoes!! They are even delicious after they cool, as well as just out of the oven.

Ingredients: 8 dumplings

Sweet potato
1 (300 g)
a. Cake flour
100 g
a. Shiratamako
30 g
30 g
70 ml
Sift together the "a" ingredients.


1. Remove the skin from the sweet potato, chop into 1 cm cubes, then soak in water.
2. Put the drained sweet potatoes into the "a" mixture, then mix with a wooden spoon.
3. Add the honey and water, and stir until no longer floury.
4. Separate the mixture into 8 dumplings, line the steamer with parchment paper, then place the dumplings on top making sure there is enough space between them. Steam for 15 minutes on medium heat.

Story Behind this Recipe

It's the season for sweet potatoes!! I always make these at this time of the year.