Make black sesame sticky rice dumplings called Tang Yuan
To celebrate the coming Lunar New Year, that of the Water Rabbit, the cooks of the Table des Bons Vivants offer you to cook sticky rice dumplings with black sesame, the Tang Yuan. The recipe is right here.
– 60 g of black sesame seeds
– 120 g glutinous rice flour
– 40 g of white sugar
– 40 g brown sugar
– 2 slices of ginger 3 mm thick
– 35 g softened butter
– 5 cl of boiling water
– 5 cl of water at room temperature
– 25 cl of water for the infusion
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Toast the black sesame seeds for 6 minutes over low heat, allow to cool then grind them. Mix them in a bowl with the white sugar and the softened butter, incorporate all the elements well then refrigerate for 20 minutes.
Put 1/3 of the glutinous rice flour in a bowl, add 5 cl of boiling water then pour the rest of the glutinous rice flour and add 5 cl of water at room temperature, knead until smooth. a smooth and homogeneous paste. Cover so it doesn’t dry out.
Portion the black sesame paste into 12 balls. Also portion the glutinous rice flour dough into 12 balls.
For the preparation: take a dumpling of glutinous rice flour dough, spread it with your fingers for a 6 cm disc, place a dumpling of sesame dough in the center then enclose it and standardize the ball obtained.
In a saucepan, put 25 cl of water, the slices of ginger and the brown sugar and let boil for 10 minutes then set aside.
Bring another pot of water to a boil, cook the dumplings and remove them to bowls when they rise to the surface. All you have to do is add a ladle of infusion.