Microwave-【Black Sesame Sticky Rice Cake】
Sweet and sticky rice cake is one of Chinese traditional food in celebration of Chinese New Year.
Cook time: 15 minutes
Stand time: 2-4 hours
Serves: 12 servings
1) 1.25 cup glutinous rice flour (160g), 3/4 cup rice flour (96g), 1/2-2/3 cup sugar (105-140g);
2) 1 cup water (235g), 1.5 tbsp corn oil (20g);
3) ¼ cup (30g) roasted black sesame seeds.
1: Put roasted sesame seeds in a Ziploc bag and roll with a rolling pin until curshed (Picture 1). Place all ingredients of Ingredients 1) and the crushed sesame seeds in a medium sized microwave safe bowl (Picture 2). Stir with a spoon until well mixed. Add water and corn oil (Picture 3), and stir until smooth (Picture 4).
2: Microwave on high for 2 minutes, take out and stir (Picture 5). Microwave again for a minute and stir. Repeat until the dough turns transparent and fully cooked (Picture 6).
3: Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and set aside for 15 minutes (Picture 7). On a clean surface, place a large piece of plastic wrap and transfer cooked dough on one end. Lift the other half of wrap to cover the dough and knead it (Picture 8). Open the wrap, fold the dough, then cover with the wrap and knead again. Repeat a few more times until the dough is smooth and well mixed.
4: Divide the dough in half. Cover each piece with plastic wrap and shape into a 3-cm diameter log. Rewrap the logs (Picture 9) and place in the fridge for 2-4 hours. Remove the plastic wrap and cut into 1-cm thick slices (Picture 10) before serving.