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Saturday, January 20, 2007

Fried Sesame Balls

This is also called "Open Mouth Laugh"



Ingredients:

300 gm. plain flour
150 gm. sugar
30 gm. shortening
1 no. egg
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
50 ml water
1/4 tsp. Bicarbonate of Soda
some sesame seeds for coating

Method:

(1) Sift plain flour, soda bicarbonate and baking powder together.
(2) Stir in water, egg and castor sugar till it becomes a dough. Rest dough for 20 mins.
(3) Roll dough into round balls and roll into sesame seeds.
(4) Deep fry in hot oil till golden brown.

6 comments:

Tjiana said...

oooh i love these!

i have a question, do these split open themselves?

i usually get them in one round ball... and sometimes they have red bean/ peanut filling inside.

does this recipe work if i put a filling inside too?

yochana said...

tjiana,

No...you cannot put filling in this recipe cos it will split open very badly and all your fillings will ooze out into the hot oil.

rgds

PutuPiring said...

Hi Lucy,
Looks like you're going to have a very "Fatt Choy" year ahead .:) All smiling big big,

yochana said...

Thanks putupiring, let's fatt together. Wish you a very Happy Chinese New Year..

rgds

chumpman said...

It seems this is quite simple to make, I would like to give a try over the weekend and if it turns out well (whic I hope), I will make more and give away before CNY.

Anonymous said...

hiies.thks for always posting recipes.
may i ask wat is the shortening used for in tis recipe?can use butter or margarine instead?thks.=)