Deep-fried Sesame Balls Recipe

Deep-fried Sesame Balls

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1) 250g glutinous rice flour, sifted

2) 125g sweet potato, steamed and mashed

3) 35g castor sugar

4) Pinch of salt

5) 140ml hot water

6) 60g sesame seeds – roasted


1) 80 gram palm sugar or brown sugar

2) 40 ml plain water

3) 200 gram granted coconut, skin removed

4) 1/3 tsp salt

5) 2 tsp sifted glutinous rice flour

How to make Deep-fried Sesame Balls


1) Cook palm sugar with water till palm sugar dissolves.

2) Add grated coconut and salt, stir-fry till mixture is fairly dry.

3) Remove and set aside.

For the dough;

1) Put sifted glutinous rice flour into a mixing bowl. Stir in salt and sugar. Add in mashed sweet potato to mix. Pour in hot water and mix with a wooden spoon until well blended.

2) Knead the dough lightly until it is firm, smooth and pliable but not sticky to the touch.

3) Roll dough into a long fat sausage shape and cut into 12–14 equal sized portions. Shape each portion into a ball. Wet the palms of your hands. Roll the balls and make a hole in center, put in sugar palm then roll again before roll in sesame seeds.

4) Heat oil over a medium heat and deep-fry the balls in batches of 3–4 pieces at a time for 4–5 minutes or until the sesame seeds turn golden. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain well on absorbent kitchen paper.

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