• Prep Time 40 minutes
  • Cook Time >480 minutes
  • Serving For 4 people
  • Difficulty Normal

Recipe Ingredient

  • 188g glutinous rice
  • 20g dried shrimps
  • 20g marinated pork
  • 20g octopus (fat sui yau yee in Cantonese)
  • 20g black fungus (soaked and shredded)
  • 1 piece banana leaf
  • 5g five-spice powder
  • 5g sesame oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Boil the banana leaf for 5 minutes. Stir-fry rice with shallots and garlic. Marinate pork with five-spice powder, salt, pepper and sesame oil. Set aside. Lightly fry the octopus and dried shrimps with shallots. Set aside to cool.
  2. Fold the banana leaf into a triangle shape. Place the glutinous rice on it, followed by pork, dried shrimps, octopus and shredded black fungus. Top off with rice again and wrap into pentagon shape.
  3. Boil over slow fire for 8 hours or until cooked.

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2 thoughts on “Hainanese Dumpling”

  1. Eric - June 7, 2016 at 10:33 pm

    Where can I buy the Hainanese banana dumplings?


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