酒酿芋头丸子Fermented sweet rice and taro balls

【Fermented sweet rice and taro balls】
by MaomaoMom

Chinese love to use the sweet rice, also known as glutinous rice, and glutinous rice flour to make desserts. This is a popular Chinese dessert dish that is one of my family’s favorite dishes during Chinese New Year celebration.

 酒酿芋头丸子Fermented sweet rice and taro balls
Meal type: dessert
Prepare time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Level: medium
Yield: 5servings

Ingredients:

1) 200g taro, peeled (170g), 6 tbsp water (90g);
2) 1 cup glutinous rice flour (160g), ¼ cup water (60g);
3) 15 pieces dried longan (15g);
4) 5 cups cold water (1200g), 1/3 cup sugar (62g);
5) ¼ cup small pearl tapioca(40g);
6) 1 cup fermented sweet rice;
7) 2 tbsp glutinous rice flour (28g), 2 tbsp water (30g);
8) 1 tsp dried osmanthus flower.

Directions:

1: Peel taro (Picture 1), rinse with cold water and cut into tiny pieces and place in a bowl (Picture 2). Add 6 tbsp cold, cover with a plate and microwave for 2 minutes, stir and microwave 1.5 minutes. Stir and microwave 1 minute, repeat until the taro pieces are fully cooked. Mash the taro with a fork (Picture 3).

 酒酿芋头丸子Fermented sweet rice and taro balls

2: Add 1 cup glutinous rice flour (160g) (Picture 4) and ¼ cup cold water, combine to form a dough (Picture 5).
3: Fill a medium saucepan with 5 cups water and add dried longan, bring to a boil (Picture 5). Reduce to low heat, divide dough into 30 equal portions, form each portion into a small ball by rolling it between your palms, and add taro balls to the pot (Picture 7). Add ¼ cup small pearl tapioca (Picture 8), cook at low heat for 25 minutes until tapioca pearls become transparent.

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4: Add 1 cup fermented sweet rice and cook for 2 minutes (Picture 9). Place all ingredients of Ingredient 7) in a bowl and mix well. Pour the glutinous rice flour water to the pot while stirring (Picture 10). Add 1 tsp dried osmanthus flower, cook for 1 minute. Sever immediately.

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4 Responses to 酒酿芋头丸子Fermented sweet rice and taro balls

  1. 边学边吃 says:

    毛毛妈,我以前在淘宝买过一次月饼模子,花纹很浅。能把你买的那个100克“花好月圆”的模子(塑料的)链接告诉我吗?谢谢!

  2. says:

    芋头丸子好吃! 做了3次ψ(`∇´)ψ 芋头可能因为淀粉成分大,比我以前做南瓜丸子; 紫薯丸子难搓。
    第一次用的是微波炉,但觉得微波炉吸去水分,有几块小芋头干掉了。所以后来改用蒸锅蒸熟!
    谢谢毛毛妈

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