Sweet potato sesame balls Chinese breakfast street food

Sweet potato sesame balls are generally found everywhere in Chinese alleys. It is a street breakfast. Although the production method of hawkers is very simple, but it is very eye-catching and soft and delicious. The slightly sour glutinous rice and the crispy sweet skin taste wonderful. Today I will share with you the recipe of deep-fried sweet potato sesame balls.

Sweet potato sesame balls Chinese breakfast street food 2022

Deep-fried sweet potato sesame balls are actually derived from sugar oil balls. The appearance is similar, Sugar oil balls are a famous traditional snack in Chengdu, Sichuan. It is made from glutinous rice, brown sugar and sesame seeds after deep-frying. Each sugar oil ball is round and bright, brownish-red, with caramel flavor and fragrant white sesame on the surface. The bite is crispy and soft inside, even some sugar oil balls are hollow inside.

Cooking steps:

1. Prepare all ingredients. Peel the sweet potatoes and slice them. Put in a steamer and steam for 20 minutes. Take it out and mash.

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2. Add glutinous rice flour, sugar, milk powder and warm water.

3. Knead a smooth dough by hand

4. Divide into portions and knead into small round dough.

5. Roll in the sesame seeds.

6. Deep-fried sweet potato sesame balls over medium-low heat. Flip non-stop and fry until golden color.

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Sweet potato sesame balls Chinese breakfast street food 2020

Sweet potato sesame balls Chinese breakfast street food

Sweet potato sesame balls Chinese breakfast street food

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Chinese traditional street food, simple breakfast.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Street Food
Servings 6 servings
Calories 186 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 300 g sweet potatoes
  • 150 g glutinous rice flour
  • moderate white sesame
  • 140 g warm water
  • 10 g milk powder
  • 30 g sugar
  • moderate oil

Instructions
 

  • 1. Prepare all ingredients. Peel the sweet potatoes and slice them. Put in a steamer and steam for 20 minutes. Take it out and mash.

    2. Add glutinous rice flour, sugar, milk powder and warm water.

    3. Stir and knead to form dough.

    4. Divide into portions and knead into small round dough.

    5. Roll in the sesame seeds.

    6. Deep-fried sweet potato sesame balls over medium-low heat. Flip non-stop and fry until golden color.

Notes

I use red heart sweet potatoes. The moisture content of different varieties of sweet potatoes is different. If the sweet potato dough is too soft, add an appropriate amount of glutinous rice flour to adjust.
Keyword Asian style breakfast, Chinese street food, sesame, Sweet potato
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