Teriyaki Chickpea Bao
Do you think it's impossible to bake steam the Bao at home and would prefer heading to a Chinese restaurant? Maria Goretti proves you wrong and teaches you to make the Teriyaki Chickpea Bao in this episode.
Teriyaki Chickpea Bao Recipe by Chef Maria Goretti

- Indian


- 2

Cooking Time

-10-12 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 15-17 Min


  • For Teriyaki Chickpea Bao: 150 gm refined flour
  • 2 tsp dry yeast
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • water
  • vegetable oil
  • 150 gm boiled chickpeas
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • salt
  • crushed black pepper
  • 1 stalk chopped spring onions
  • 2 tbsp teriyaki sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp chilli oil
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  1. 1

    Procedure to make Teriyaki chickpea bao: In a bowl add refined flour.
  2. 2

    In another small bowl add dry yeast, warm water, sugar and let it dissolve.
  3. 3

    In the refined flour add oil, salt, baking powder, water, yeast mixture and prepare a dough.
  4. 4

    In a bowl add oil and let the dough prove covered with a piece of cloth for 30 - 35 minutes.
  5. 5

    In a mixer jar add boiled chickpeas, grind it and add the paste in a bowl.
  6. 6

    In a heated pan add water and let it boil.
  7. 7

    In a heated pan add oil, chopped garlic, the paste of chickpea, salt.
  8. 8

    Add crushed black pepper, chopped spring onion and stir it.
  9. 9

    Add teriyaki sauce and mix it well.
  10. 10

    Add sugar stir it and add it in a plate to cool down.
  11. 11

    Pour chilli oil on it.
  12. 12

    Cut the dough and make small balls of it.
  13. 13

    Roll out the dough from the edges.
  14. 14

    Stuff the dough with chickpea mixture and seal it.
  15. 15

    In a baking tray place the cookie cutter and on top of it place the steamer.
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Maria Goretti


Maria Goretti dons many hats – TV anchor, model, dancer, chef and an award-winning author. She kickstarted her career as a VJ and toured with musicians around the world, while audiences came to love her as a warm and friendly face on TV. In 2011, she pursued her passion for baking and cleared a Cordon Bleu certificate course in food and baking at the Tante Marie School of Cookery, UK, run by Gordon Ramsay, with top honours. Soon after, she dabbled with writing and published a cookbook ‘From My Kitchen To Yours’ that was recognised as the best television chef book in English by a popular chef at the Gourmand World Cookbook in 2017. With television being one of her foremost passions, she has hosted several food shows that explore the intricacies of cooking. On Living Foodz, Maria’s show ‘I Love Cooking’ garnered high praise, and more recently ‘I Want To Bake Free’ is dedicated to those who love breads, cakes, cookies, savouries and everything else in the universe of baking.

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