Sesame ball Bánh rán


Sesame ball Bánh rán


This kind of snack is influenced by chinese cuisine, which is very popular in many Asian countries, including Vietnam. In northern Vietnam, it is called Banh Ran and southern Vietnam called Banh Cam.

The dish is very popular due to the smell of green beans, coconut, sesame and crispy crust made of fragrant rice, which creates a very harmonious taste. Discover how to make this attractive delicacy, the sesame ball.


For the filling

  • 1/2 cup peeled mung beans (100 g), wash and let soak in water for 1 hour
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped coconut

For the dough

  • 2 cups of sticky rice flour 250g
  • 2 tablespoons of white rice flour
  • 1/4 cup mashed potatoes (or 2 tablespoons potato flakes + 4 tablespoons hot water)
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 200 ml warm water
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds
  • Vegetable oil for deep frying

How to do it