Sesame Ball is world famous healthy dessert. Today we are making my favorite dessert growing up, Sesame Balls. When it comes to holiday, a small batch of sesame balls will bring almost every guest back to old memories.  It is a tradition to make some dishes with glutinous rice for Chinese people.

Ingredients of Sesame Ball

  • 1.5 cup glutinous rice flour
  • 80 gram sugar
  • 100 ml water 
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup roasted white sesame seeds
  • Red Bean Paste or any other filling
  • water for dipping
  • more glutinous rice flour for dusting
  • oil for frying

How to Make Sesame Ball

  1. Take glutinous rice flour out and water. Make a smooth dough.
  2. Bring some water to boil and then cook the small dough for around 5 minutes.
  3. Prepare a bowl with cold water on the side.
  4. Then the small dough is ready, transfer out and soak with cold water to cool down.
  5. In a large bowl, mix the left flour with sugar and baking powder.
  6. And then add the small dough in. Break with hand and slowly put in water.
  7. Continue kneading until smooth dough.
  8. Now shape the dough into long log. Shape each portion into a round ball.
  9. Shape the small rice balls into a bowl and then wrap around 1 teaspoon red bean paste in. Seal completely.
  10. Prepare two bowls: one with clean water and the other with sesame. Take one ball with one hand, quick dip with water and then roll the ball in sesame bowl with another hand.
  11. Press the balls several times so the sesame seeds can sticky to the surface.
  12. Heat oil in a kadhai.
  13. Carefully add the sesame balls, deep-fry the balls until slightly golden brown.
  14. Turn off fire; transfer out and absorb extra oil with paper.
  15. Cool down for several minutes and enjoy!


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