Jin Dui (Chinese Sesame Balls filled with Red Bean Paste)
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ready in: under 30 minutes
serves/makes: 6recipe id: 26973cook method: deep fryer
6 ounces sweet potatoes
10 ounces red bean paste (can be found in Asian groceries, canned)
1 1/2 cup glutinous rice flour
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
2/3 cup white sesame seeds
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 cup hot water
Peel sweet potatoes and boil until tender, then mash them. Sift the rice flour and plain flour together, then blend with the sugar and mashed sweet potato. Knead mixture well and sprinkle in the hot water.
Knead dough into small balls and roll each ball into a round, flat shape.
Spoon on some red bean paste and knead back into balls. Coat balls with cold water, then roll thoroughly in sesame seeds.
Deep fry on low heat until balls are golden and swollen. Drain and serve.
398 calories, 9 grams fat, 72 grams carbohydrates, 9 grams protein per serving
. This recipe is low in sodium.
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