Japanese Sweet Rice Dumplings

Recipe by Tonkcats
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SERVES: 9
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • (The Japanese call these rice dumplings obagies) Bring water to boil in a 2-quart saucepan.
  • Add rice and salt, cover and reduce heat to medium.
  • Cook for one hour.
  • (Check to see if more water must be added to prevent sticking.) Remove from heat and let cool for 5 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Mix half the raisins and half the cinnamon into half of the rice and process mixture thoroughly through a grain mill.
  • (If you do not have a grain mill, use a Champion Juicer with a grinder attachment or pound mixture into a paste in a wooden bowl.) Repeat with remaining rice, raisins and cinnamon.
  • Place walnuts on a baking sheet and roast in oven and let cool.
  • Coarsely grind or finely chop walnuts.
  • Measure rice into 2 1/2 tablespoon portio ns.
  • Moisten hands and shape dumplings.
  • Roll each dumpling in walnuts to coat. Serve immediately.
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