Ba-wan (Chinese: 肉圓; pinyin: roù yuán; literally "meat circle") is a Taiwanese snack food, consisting of a 6-8 cm diameter disk-shaped translucent dough filled with a savory stuffing and served with a sweet and savory sauce. The stuffing consists of a mixture of pork, bamboo shoots, and mushrooms.
The gelatinous dough is made of a combination of corn starch, sweet potato starch, and rice flour, which gives it its chewy, sticky, and gelatinous texture and a greyish translucent hue. Ba-wan are initially cooked by steaming and then, pan-fried.
We hope you enjoy our Ba-Wan!