black sesame paste
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BLACK SESAME PASTE/SOUP?

Black sesame paste is a dessert made with black sesame seeds. The iron and vitamin E contained in black sesame seeds are nutrients for preventing anemia and activating brain cells.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time16 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Black Sesame Paste, Black Sesame Soup
Servings: 3
Calories: 161kcal

Ingredients

  • 250g black sesame seeds
  • water
  • 150g glutinous rice
  • 10 red dates option, wash and remove the nuclear cuts
  • Old rock sugar
  • Walnut option

Instructions

  • Take one cup of cold water and soak the glutinous rice in a bowl for about one and a half hours. Pour out the water and washing the glutinous rice with clean water. Then drain it and set aside.
  • In a pan, stir fry black sesame seeds over a small fire until fragrant.
  • Place black sesame seeds, glutinous rice, red dates, and 900ml water into a blender. Blend for about 1minute until really smooth.
  • Filter the paste into sesame water. Keep the sesame water in a bowl and set aside. Blend the remaining sesame paste and 400ml water in the blender until smooth. Filter the paste into sesame water again. Pour the sesame water in the bowl.
  • Heat a pot, add the sesame water and old rock sugar in the pot and cook it under middle heat until the sauce has reduced to the desired thickness. Transfer it in a bowl, sprinkle walnut and serve.

Notes

1. Black sesame seeds will be more fragrant after being cooked;
2. The glutinous rice can also be replaced by rice, but the consistency will be slightly lower than that of glutinous rice;
3. Red dates can be replaced with dried fruits such as walnuts;
4. After two times of paste, the filter must be finished with patience, which is the key to getting the black sesame soup smooth and thick;
5. Unfinished raw sesame water can be packed in sealed cans. If you want to drink it, you can cook it. It won’t be bad in a week.