How to Make Seitan (Wholewheat Flour)

Seitan is healthy, low in calories, high in protein and is ideal for vegetarians and vegans. Use it in soups, stews as meat substitute etc etc.

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How to Make Seitan (Wholewheat Flour) Recipe
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First you mix the flour and enough water to make it into a dough. You decide how much flour and water you want. It should have the texture of a good bread dough.

First you mix the flour and enough water to make it into a dough. You decide how much flour and water you want. It should have the texture of a good bread dough.

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Let it rest half and hour. Or skip this step.

Let it rest half and hour. Or skip this step.

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Poor warm (not hot) water over and carefully start kneading the dough.

Poor warm (not hot) water over and carefully start kneading the dough.

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Knead and change water once in a while.

Knead and change water once in a while.

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You'll end up with a much smaller thread-like ball.

You'll end up with a much smaller thread-like ball.

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A spongy dough like this.

A spongy dough like this.

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Now cut it into pieces, two large buns, or make it into a sausage (you decide) and boil it in water for halv an hour or one hour depending on size of your seitan-dough.

Now cut it into pieces, two large buns, or make it into a sausage (you decide) and boil it in water for halv an hour or one hour depending on size of your seitan-dough.

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This is what it looks like afterwards.

This is what it looks like afterwards.

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Now you cover it with spices (I used curry) and then fry it at once or leave it to marinate.

Now you cover it with spices (I used curry) and then fry it at once or leave it to marinate.

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I added some vegetables and soy sauce.

I added some vegetables and soy sauce.

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And finished.

And finished.

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