Sweet rice balls with black sesame

Sweet rice balls with black sesame

20 ratings

Yingjie, engineer


„There is nothing better than enjoying a steaming bowl full of these sweet rice balls together with your family. This is especially true for Chinese New Year.“

Difficulty

Hard 💪
45
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
400 g
glutinous rice flour
300 ml
water (hot)
50 ml
water (cold)
60 g
peanuts
30 g
black sesame
25 g
confectioner's sugar
50 ml
maple syrup
rice flour for handling dough
Metric
Imperial
  • 400 g glutinous rice flour
  • 300 ml water (hot)
  • 50 ml water (cold)
  • 60 g peanuts
  • 30 g black sesame
  • 25 g confectioner's sugar
  • 50 ml maple syrup
  • rice flour for handling dough

Utensils

  • frying pan
  • large saucepan
  • chop sticks
  • food processor
  • 2 small bowls
  • large bowl
  • cooking spoon
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • ladle

Enjoy with

Gewürztraminer, 2010
This medium-sweet, late harvest wine entices with its fruity and fascinating bouquet. The mixture of rose petal and clove creates a particularly long-lasting aroma.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
480
Protein
10g
Fat
13g
Carb
96g

Step 1/5

Place the rice flour into a large bowl. First, whisk in the hot water. Then, add the cold water and mix well to combine. Using your hands, form dough into a ball. Cover and set aside.
  • 400 glutinous rice flour
  • 300 ml water (hot)
  • 50 ml water (cold)
  • chop sticks
  • large bowl

Place the rice flour into a large bowl. First, whisk in the hot water. Then, add the cold water and mix well to combine. Using your hands, form dough into a ball. Cover and set aside.

Step 2/5

In a grease-free pan, toast peanuts and black sesame until lightly roasted. Transfer to a food processor and finely grind. Then, place into a small bowl and add confectioner’s sugar and maple syrup. Mix until a sticky paste forms.
  • 60 peanuts
  • 30 black sesame
  • 25 confectioner's sugar
  • 50 ml maple syrup
  • frying pan
  • food processor
  • small bowl

In a grease-free pan, toast peanuts and black sesame until lightly roasted. Transfer to a food processor and finely grind. Then, place into a small bowl and add confectioner’s sugar and maple syrup. Mix until a sticky paste forms.

Step 3/5

Place filling onto a cutting board and divide into four equal portions. Roll each portion into a small log and cut into hazelnut-sized pieces.
  • cutting board
  • knife

Place filling onto a cutting board and divide into four equal portions. Roll each portion into a small log and cut into hazelnut-sized pieces.

Step 4/5

Lightly cover hands with rice flour. Take a small portion of the dough (approx. 1 tablespoon) and form a small dough round. Place filling in the center and wrap dough around to form a ball. Cover with rice flour.
  • rice flour for handling dough

Lightly cover hands with rice flour. Take a small portion of the dough (approx. 1 tablespoon) and form a small dough round. Place filling in the center and wrap dough around to form a ball. Cover with rice flour.

Step 5/5

Add water to a large saucepan and bring to a boil. Place balls in boiling water and reduce heat. Immediately stir to avoid sticking. Cover and allow to steep for approx. 3 – 5 min. until dumplings rise to the surface. Serve with cooking water.
  • large saucepan
  • cooking spoon
  • ladle

Add water to a large saucepan and bring to a boil. Place balls in boiling water and reduce heat. Immediately stir to avoid sticking. Cover and allow to steep for approx. 3 – 5 min. until dumplings rise to the surface. Serve with cooking water.