Thursday, March 17, 2011

Azuki Shiratama - Japanese Dessert

Shiratama is a kind of Japanese dumplings. Chilled dumplings are served with sweet azuki beans.
Azuki Shiratama - Japanese Dessert

1 2/3 cup shiratama-ko (glutinous rice flour)
1/2 - 2/3 cup water
1 1/2 cup anko

How To Make:
Azuki Shiratama - Japanese Dessert
Put shiratama-ko in a bowl. Add water slowly until the dough becomes as soft as earlobes. Knead the dough. Make small oval-shaped dumplings. Boil water in a large pan and add the dumplings. Boil the dumplings until they float. Remove the dumplings and cool in cold water. Drain the water and serve dumplings in individual plates and put anko (sweet azuki beans) on the top.
*Makes 4 servings

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