Jin Dui / Sesame Balls

Jin Dui / Sesame Balls

Jin Dui or sesame balls is a traditional Chinese snack. Usually eaten when Chinese lunar year! Jin Dui is a type of fried Chinese pastry made from glutinous rice flour. The pastry is coated with sesame seeds on the outside and is crisp and chewy. Inside the pastry is a large hollow, caused by the expansion of the dough. The hollow of the pastry is filled with a filling usually consisting of lotus paste, or alternatively sweet black bean paste, or less commonly red bean paste.

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