Water Fried Steamed Buns, Kaifeng
Water Fried Steamed Buns is one of the famous Kaifeng snacks and available in many places. To do this dish, the ingredients must be carefully chosen: best flour, best meat, peeled raw ginger, white part of green Chinese onion, and self-made seasoning. The stuff must first be chopped by hand, even in cold winter, and then soaked in salt and soy sauce till the next day. When fried, the number of buns is fixed each time. When the buns are being fried, water mixed with thin flour is poured in, thus getting the name "water fried". But actually, the oil is also essential when frying the buns. The stuff is mixed with sesame oil, and the pan bottom is also filled with sesame oil, so the done buns smells delicious even from a distance. Moreover, the done buns taste crisp and very delicious.