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Sesame Balls - Jian Dui

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Also known as Ma Tuan, these are fried sesame balls made with glutinous rice flour and filled with red bean paste. The Sesame Balls is a staple breakfast food as well as a favorite past time for most Chinese.

35MIN

Total Cooking Time

8

Ingredients
China Sichuan Food
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Ingredients
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Servings:
12
Serves 12
1 1/2 cups
Sweet Glutinous Rice Flour
1/3 cup
Water
1/2 tsp
Baking Powder
1 cup
Roasted White Sesame Seeds
3 Tbsp
Red Bean Paste
to taste
Canola Oil
to taste
Water
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Directions

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Step 1
In a small bowl, mix 2 tablespoon of the Sweet Glutinous Rice Flour (1 1/2 cups) with around 10 ml of Water (to taste) . Knead until smooth.
Step 2
Bring some water to boil and then cook the small dough for around 2-3 minutes. Prepare a bowl with cold water on the side. When the small dough is cooked, transfer it out with soak with cold water to cool down.
Step 3
In a large bowl, mix the remaining glutinous rice flour with Granulated Sugar (1/3 cup) and Baking Powder (1/2 tsp) . Add in the small dough. Slowly stir in Water (to taste) and continue kneading until smooth.
Step 4
Further shape the dough into long log and then divide into 20 equal portions. Shape each portion into a round ball. Then, shape each round ball into bowls, and wrap around 1 teaspoon of the Red Bean Paste (3 Tbsp) in. Seal completely and shape into balls again.
Step 5
Prepare two bowls, one with Water (1/3 cup) and the other with Roasted White Sesame Seeds (1 cup) . Take one ball with one hand and quickly dip the balls in water and then roll the balls the sesame bowl with the other hand.
Step 6
Press the balls several times to make sure the sesame seeds stick to the surface. Repeat to finish all the sesame balls.
Step 7
In a large pot, heat enough Canola Oil (to taste) until 120 degrees C (50 degrees F). Carefully add in the sesame balls, lower the heat immediately to slowly deep-fry the balls until slightly golden brown. Transfer out and absorb extra oil with kitchen napkins. Let cool and enjoy!

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