Steamed turtle bun @ 'mee koo'

6 servings
15 min
15 min
Very Easy
438 Kcal


Number of serving: 6

For Starter Dough :

125 g all purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

2 tablespoons sugar

1/2 tablespoon yeast

150 ml water

1 teaspoon vinegar

For Main Dough :

500 g Bao flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

5 tablespoons sugar

1 teaspoon baking powder

200 ml water, add gradually, stop if it is too wet

1/2 teaspoon alkaline water


  • For Starter Dough :
    Combine water, sugar, yeast and vinegar together and mix well. Then stir in flour and baking powder and mix to combine. Keep the mixture cover. Leave to rest for overnight or at least 8 hours.
  • For Main Dough :
    Combine starter dough and main dough ingredients together to form a soft dough. Withdraw 250gm dough and mix with a few drops of red colouring. Leave doughs aside to rest for an hour or untill double in size. Then divide both doughs into 8 portion. Slightly flatten the red dough and stick it to the plain dough. Then slowly wrap the plain dough into the red dough. But leave the bottom uncovered by red dough. Place dough onto a piece of greaseproof paper and leave to rise for 15-30 minutes. Steam for 15 minutes over medium heat.

Nutritional informations (for 1 serving):


Nutritional information for 1 serving = 185g
Calories: 438Kcal
  • Carbo: 90.7g
  • Total fat: 1.1g
  • Saturated fat: 0.2g
  • Proteins: 13.1g
  • Fibers: 4.3g
  • Sugar: 19.5g
  • ProPoints: 11
  • SmartPoints: 14
* Percent daily values are based on a 2000 calorie diet


Steamed Turtle Bun @ 'Mee Koo', photo 1Steamed Turtle Bun @ 'Mee Koo', photo 2


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