Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball is one of the popular rice balls and love by kids. Glutinous Rice Ball (Chinese: 汤圆, Tang Yuan) is one of the famous Chinese dessert. It is usually prepared during Winter Solstice Festival (Chinese: 冬至, Dong zhi) or wedding day. Serving Tang Yuan symbolize family reunion or harmony.

This dessert can be served sweet or savory, and filled or unfilled. Besides Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball, you may also make Glutinous Rice Ball with Black Sesame Filling or with red bean paste.

Chinese Version: 黑糖姜汁花生汤圆

Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball
 

Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball with Sweet Ginger Soup | MyKitchen101en

Yields: 18 glutinous rice balls

Ingredients for peanut filling:

  • 100 g skinless raw peanut
  • 30 g sugar
  • 1½ Tbsp. oil
  • Pinch of salt

Ingredients for sweet ginger soup:

  • 1 L water
  • 25 g old ginger (smashed of sliced)
  • 20 g dark brown sugar
  • 80 g sugar
  • 2 pcs Pandan leaves (Pandanus amaryllifolius)

Ingredients for glutinous rice ball:

  • 100 g glutinous rice flour (80 g + 20 g)
  • 60 ml water + 2-3 tsps water

Instructions:

1 Spread peanut evenly on a baking tray. Bake at 180°C (355°F) for 18-20 minutes in a preheated oven. You can also roast the peanut using dry pan until golden brown.

Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball
 

2 Transfer roasted peanut to a food processor and process until fine.

Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball

3 Mix ground peanut with 30g of sugar, pinch of salt and 1½ tablespoons oil.

Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball
 

4 Preparing ginger soup: Bring 1 Liter of water to the boil and reduce to medium-low heat. Add in sliced/smashed ginger, simmer for 10 minutes. Add in brown sugar, sugar and Pandan leaves (Pandanus amaryllifolius). Bring to the boil again, then off the heat.

Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball

5 Mix 80 g of glutinous rice flour and 60 ml of water, knead to form dough.

Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball

6 Measure out 15 g of dough and cook in boiling water.

Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball

7 Combine cooked dough and raw dough, mix until well blended. Add in another 20 g of glutinous rice flour and 2-3 tsps of water; continue mixing until smooth dough is formed. You may add some extra flour if the dough is slightly sticky.

Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball

8 Divide the dough into 10 g each. Flatten the dough, top with filling, then fully wrapped filling with dough and shape into ball again.

Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball

9 Bring a pot of water to the boil, add in rice balls. The Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball is cooked when it floats to the surface of water. Remove the rice balls with strainer and dip the cooked rice balls in cold water until fully cooled.

Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball

10 Drain glutinous rice balls, and then add to brown sugar ginger soup.

Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball

Serve and enjoy.

Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball

Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball

Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball with Sweet Ginger Soup

Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball is one of the popular rice balls and love by kids. Glutinous Rice Ball (Chinese: 汤圆, Tang Yuan) is one of the famous Chinese dessert. This dessert can be served sweet or savory, and filled or unfilled.
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Prep Time 1 hr 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course Dessert Soup
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 18 pieces
Calories 93 kcal

Ingredients
  

Ingredients for peanut filling:

  • 100 g skinless raw peanut
  • 30 g sugar
  • Tbsp. oil
  • Pinch of salt

Ingredients for sweet ginger soup:

  • 1 L water
  • 25 g old ginger smashed of sliced
  • 20 g dark brown sugar
  • 80 g sugar
  • 2 pcs Pandan leaves Pandanus amaryllifolius

Ingredients for glutinous rice ball:

  • 100 g glutinous rice flour 80 g + 20 g
  • 60 ml water + 2-3 tsps water

Instructions
 

  • Spread peanut evenly on a baking tray. Bake at 180°C (355°F) for 18-20 minutes in a preheated oven. You can also roast the peanut using dry pan until golden brown.
    Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball
  • Transfer roasted peanut to a food processor and process until fine.
    Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball
  • Mix ground peanut with 30 g of sugar, pinch of salt and 1½ tablespoons oil.
    Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball
  • Preparing ginger soup: Bring 1 Liter of water to the boil and reduce to medium-low heat. Add in sliced/smashed ginger, simmer for 10 minutes. Add in brown sugar, sugar and Pandan leaves (Pandanus amaryllifolius). Bring to the boil again, then off the heat.
    Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball
  • Mix 80 g of glutinous rice flour and 60 ml of water, knead to form dough. Measure out 15 g of dough and cook in boiling water. Combine cooked dough and raw dough, mix until well blended. Add in another 20 g of glutinous rice flour and 2-3 tsps of water; continue mixing until smooth dough is formed. You may add some extra flour if the dough is slightly sticky.
    Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball
  • Divide the dough into 10 g each. Flatten the dough, top with filling, then fully wrapped filling with dough and shape into ball again.
    Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball
  • Bring a pot of water to the boil, add in rice balls. The Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball is cooked when it floats to the surface of water. Remove the rice balls with strainer and dip the cooked rice balls in cold water until fully cooled.
    Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball
  • Drain glutinous rice balls, and then add to brown sugar ginger soup.
    Peanut Glutinous Rice Ball

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Notes

This recipe yields 18 glutinous rice balls. 
The nutritional value for reference is for 1 glutinous rice ball. 

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 93kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 2gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.01gSodium: 4mgPotassium: 47mgFiber: 1gSugar: 7gVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 7mgIron: 0.1mg
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