Sweet Black Sesame Soup

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An traditional Chinese dessert, this sweet black soup is popular in Southeast Asia and East Asia.

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Blended black sesame rice mixture

Step 1 - Blend black sesame rice mixture

  • Using a blender or mortar and pestle, grind the soaked black rice with 6 Tbsp sesame powder and 1 cup water into a fine paste.
  • Set aside.
    The finer the sesame powder you use, the smoother the dessert you’ll get.
Black sesame rice soup with rock sugar

Step 2 - Boil black sesame soup

  • First, in a large pot on medium heat, add the remaining 4 cups of water and bring to a boil.
  • Next, add the rice paste into the pot of boiling water and keep stirring.
  • Next, add rock sugar.
  • Bring heat to low and continue to simmer for 20 minutes
    In traditional Chinese medicine, black sesame is considered to be healthy. Rich in vitamin B and iron, it is rumored to prevent gray hair!

Garnish and serve!

Sweet black sesame soup with sesame powder and whipped cream

Once cooked, serve in a bowl, garnish with 1 Tbsp roasted sesame powder and whipped cream. Serve hot!

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