CHINESE RED BEAN BALLS

CHINESE RED BEAN BALLS

Every first time I tasted  Red Bean balls bought from Old Chang Kee... Was very delicious.... the soft texture and the Red Bean taste and roasted sesame seeds flavour and  taste was awesome.... When I was talking about this ball  to my neighbor aunty she gave me recipe and said it was a chinese dish prepared during CNY... When I tried it a home ...I could not believe it.......I  got the same taste and flavour ... Nowadays I make it  to treat myself.....


CHINESE RED BEAN BALLS

INGREDIENTS:

Glutinous Rice flour                 - 3 cups

Brown Sugar                         - 3/4 cup

Boiling Water                         - 1 cup 

White Sesame Seeds              - 1/2 cup

Red Bean Paste                     - 1/2 cup

Oil                                         - for frying



METHOD FOR  MAKING RED BEAN BALLS:

Dry roast the sesame seeds and keep aside..

Dissolve brown sugar in boiling water, strain  and remove the dirts. 

Take rice flour in a bowl and make a well in the middle. 

Add the hot water and brown sugar mixture to it .

Using wooden spatula  mix it well  untill it forms a soft sticky dough.

Form dough into small balls. 

Flatten the ball keep a teaspoon of red bean paste seal edges and knead into a ball again.

Roll the ball in roasted sesame seeds.

Deep fry dough balls until slightly golden brown.  
Keep the fried ball in kitchen to absorb the excess oil.

Yummy Chinese Red Bean Ball is ready to taste...










MAKING OF RED BEAN PASTE FOR FILLING
Red Bean Filling

INGREDIENTS:

Dried Red Beans                        -  1 cup 

Water for Cooking                     - 3 cup

Sugar                                          - 1 Cup or to taste


METHOD:

Rinse and soak the red beans overnight. 

Pressure cook till mushy. Cool it..

Save the water of cooked red bean

Transfer the cooked beans to a blender and make a coarse paste.

Add enough cooking liquid you saved earlier.

Again transfer the blended bean paste back to the pan and cooked a thick paste adding the sugar.

Cook until the paste is smooth and thick ..



Cool down the sweet bean paste is ready..


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