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Simple black sesame paste making

Ingredients: 1/2 cup black sesame seed 1/4 cup stick rice flour(you may use stick rice and blend it into powder) 1/4 cup white sugar 2 cups water Heat up a frying pan on medium heat, then put the sesame seed in it. Stir it regularly to prevent it from burning. Toast it for about 10 minutes. Put the sesame seed, sugar and the stick rice flour into a blender. Add one cup of cold water. It has to be cold water! Blend everything together until you cannot see any whole sesame seed. Transfer everything to a pot, and add one cup of water. Bring it to boil. Turn down the stove to medium heat, stir everything evenly, and keep it simmering for 5 minutes. You are ready to serve! How to premake this dessert: Toast the sticky rice flour in a frying pan until it turns yellow. Then store the sticky rice flour in a container. Toast the black sesame seed in a frying pan as well, then use a coffee grinder to grind it to powder. Keep it in a separate container. When you are ready to make the dessert, boil some hot water. Use the ratio of sesame seed: sugar: flour= 2:1:1, add a moderate amount of water, mix everything evenly, then you are ready to serve. NOTE: 1) You may find an instant version of this dessert in the store, but when you make it your own, it is richer and has a stronger flavor! 2) You may add some roasted ground almond on top when you serve this! Source: http://allrecipes.com/cook/taozheng/blogentry.aspx?postid=171747
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