Sweet rice balls with black sesame

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Julie

Julie

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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

Utensils

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

Nutrition per serving

Cal
480
Protein
10 g
Fat
13 g
Carb
96 g
  • 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 g 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 g peanuts
    • 30 g black sesame
    • 25 g 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.