These sesame balls with taro filling make a delicious sweet dessert for your Chinese New Year celebration.

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Sesame Balls with Taro

These sesame balls with taro filling make a delicious sweet dessert for your Chinese New Year celebration.

45 mins

15 balls

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Taro Filling

  • Steam the taro wedges in a steamer on a medium high heat for about 30 minutes until they feel tender.

  • Mash or blend the steamed taro into a smooth paste.

  • Transfer the taro paste to a pan. Add Emborg Cooking Cream and sugar. Cook on low heat, and stir until everything is mixed.

  • Chill to at least room temperature before using.

Sesame Balls

  • Place the sweet rice flour and sugar in a bowl. Pour in half of the water and mix until the sugar has dissolved.

  • Gradually add more water while mixing until the flour is moistened.

  • Rub your hands with a small amount of sesame oil and then roll the dough into a cylindrical shape. Cut into 15 equal pieces and shape them into balls.

  • Press in the centre of each dough ball to make a hole. Add the taro paste to the hole. Close the hole and shape into a ball with an even thickness.

  • Coat the balls with sesame seeds and press them into the dough.

  • Fry the sesame balls in a pot containing hot oil at 140–150 °C for about 4–5 minutes and turn up the heat. Remember to rotate them.

  • When the surface is browned, remove the sesame balls from the pot.

  • Serve and enjoy!

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45 mins
15 balls

Sesame Balls with Taro

These sesame balls with taro filling make a delicious sweet dessert for your Chinese New Year celebration.



15 balls

Ingredients

Add to shopping list

Instructions

Taro Filling

  • 1. Steam the taro wedges in a steamer on a medium high heat for about 30 minutes until they feel tender.

  • 2. Mash or blend the steamed taro into a smooth paste.

  • 3. Transfer the taro paste to a pan. Add Emborg Cooking Cream and sugar. Cook on low heat, and stir until everything is mixed.

  • 4. Chill to at least room temperature before using.

Sesame Balls

  • 1. Place the sweet rice flour and sugar in a bowl. Pour in half of the water and mix until the sugar has dissolved.

  • 2. Gradually add more water while mixing until the flour is moistened.

  • 3. Rub your hands with a small amount of sesame oil and then roll the dough into a cylindrical shape. Cut into 15 equal pieces and shape them into balls.

  • 4. Press in the centre of each dough ball to make a hole. Add the taro paste to the hole. Close the hole and shape into a ball with an even thickness.

  • 5. Coat the balls with sesame seeds and press them into the dough.

  • 6. Fry the sesame balls in a pot containing hot oil at 140–150 °C for about 4–5 minutes and turn up the heat. Remember to rotate them.

  • 7. When the surface is browned, remove the sesame balls from the pot.

  • 8. Serve and enjoy!