We all love dessert, right? This Buchi recipe is sweetened mung beans that happen to be wrapped in glutinous rice flour. The kicker for us is that it is then deep fried! Deep frying food makes it 1,000 times better, right?
For this Buchi recipe, it is basically made from glutinous flour, sugar and water. You roll the dough into balls and deep fry them until it’s crispy and you are drooling over them! This is one addictive Pinoy snack and no one is going to be disappointed by the crispy outside and soft inside of this Buchi.
Check out the Buchi recipe below!
- 3 1/2 ounces green mung beans
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 2 cups glutinous rice flour
- 2 tablespoons white sugar
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 quart cooking oil
- In a pot, combine the mung beans and 1 cup water and bring it to a boil.
- Continue to boil the beans over medium heat until they are very tender, about 30 minutes.
- Once done, mash the beans thoroughly.
- Then stir in 1/2 cup sugar with the mashed beans and set aside.
- In a large bowl, mix together the glutinous rice flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, salt and 1/4 cup water.
- Knead the mixture together just enough to form a ball.
- Then divide the ball into small pieces and toll those into balls.
- Flatten each ball of dough and spoon 1 teaspoon of the mashed bean mixture into the middle of the dough.
- Now wrap the dough around the bean mixture and pinch the edges together to seal.
- Repeat this procedure until all the dough and paste is used.
- In a deep fryer or large saucepan, heat the oil to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
- Once the oil is heated, deep fry the balls in batches until golden brown, about 5 to 10 minutes per batch.
- Serve hot.