Just about every culture has its version of donuts, like this recipe for Vietnamese sweet bahn cams. The outside is delightfully crunchy with a generous coating of toasted sesame seeds and a sweet filling of bean paste & coconut. They are easy to make and are perfect for a quick Asian inspired dessert. Smart Recipes, Asian Recipes, Beans,Grains Recipes, Recipes Beans,Grains Asian Sweet Banh Cam Sweet Banh Cam Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT2H55M Serves 6 1 Cup Split Mung Beans 1 1/2 Cups Sugar 5 1/4 Cups Warm Water 1/2 Cup Unsweetened Shredded Coconut 1 Pound Glutinous Rice Flour 1 Cup Rice Flour 2 Tablespoons Baking Powder 2 Cups Instant Potato Flakes 2 Cups White Sesame Seeds 3 Cups Vegetable Oil In a large bowl, combine beans and 2 cups of water and let soak at for least 1 hour, or overnight. In a large saucepan fitted with a steamer basket, steam beans until softened about 20 minutes. Meanwhile, dissolve a 1/2 cup of sugar in a 1/2 cup of water in a large bowl, stir in coconut and steamed beans. Mash until the consistency of mashed potatoes is achieved. Form 12 approximately 1-inch balls of mixture and arrange evenly on a sheet pan. Cover and refrigerate. In the bowl of a stand mixer, mix 1 cup of sugar in 2 1/2 cups of water, stir in potato flakes and continue to mix until dissolved, and baking powder, both flours and mix until a large dough ball forms. Form a 1-inch ball of dough and flatten it into a pancake. If the edges crack, add 1/4 cup of water (1 tablespoon at a time) to the dough and mix well. Form 12 approximately 1-inch dough balls and flatten them like a pancake. Place a bean filling in the center of each and fold the dough together. Roll into a ball to seal seams. In a small bowl, add sesame seeds and roll each dough ball in them to completely coat. Arrange dough balls on a sheet pan, cover with a sheet of cheesecloth, and chill for at least 1 hour. In a deep fryer, heat oil to 325 degrees. Place dough balls in oil in small batches, turning frequently for even browning, about 5 minutes. With slotted spoon, transfer bahn cam to a plate lined with paper towels to drain.

Sweet Banh Cam

Sweet Banh Cam Recipe


Just about every culture has its version of donuts, like this recipe for Vietnamese sweet bahn cams. The outside is delightfully crunchy with a generous coating of toasted sesame seeds and a sweet filling of bean paste & coconut. They are easy to make and are perfect for a quick Asian inspired dessert.

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

Asian

Protein

Beans,Grains

Category

Desserts

Serves

6

Total Time

2 Hours 55 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 1 Cup Split Mung Beans
      • 1 1/2 Cups Sugar
      • 5 1/4 Cups Warm Water
      • 1/2 Cup Unsweetened Shredded Coconut
      • 1 Pound Glutinous Rice Flour
      • 1 Cup Rice Flour
      • 2 Tablespoons Baking Powder
      • 2 Cups Instant Potato Flakes
      • 2 Cups White Sesame Seeds
      • 3 Cups Vegetable Oil

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine beans and 2 cups of water and let soak at for least 1 hour, or overnight.
  2. In a large saucepan fitted with a steamer basket, steam beans until softened about 20 minutes. Meanwhile, dissolve a 1/2 cup of sugar in a 1/2 cup of water in a large bowl, stir in coconut and steamed beans. Mash until the consistency of mashed potatoes is achieved.
  3. Form 12 approximately 1-inch balls of mixture and arrange evenly on a sheet pan. Cover and refrigerate.
  4. In the bowl of a stand mixer, mix 1 cup of sugar in 2 1/2 cups of water, stir in potato flakes and continue to mix until dissolved, and baking powder, both flours and mix until a large dough ball forms.
  5. Form a 1-inch ball of dough and flatten it into a pancake. If the edges crack, add 1/4 cup of water (1 tablespoon at a time) to the dough and mix well.
  6. Form 12 approximately 1-inch dough balls and flatten them like a pancake. Place a bean filling in the center of each and fold the dough together. Roll into a ball to seal seams.
  7. In a small bowl, add sesame seeds and roll each dough ball in them to completely coat. Arrange dough balls on a sheet pan, cover with a sheet of cheesecloth, and chill for at least 1 hour.
  8. In a deep fryer, heat oil to 325 degrees. Place dough balls in oil in small batches, turning frequently for even browning, about 5 minutes. With slotted spoon, transfer bahn cam to a plate lined with paper towels to drain.



Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

1194 kcal

Carbs

184 g

Fat

42 g

Protein

25 g

Cost Per Serving

$3.17

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