Autumn is the season of harvest and feast. While the weather is getting cooler, the foods are getting warmer. It might be too early for hot pots, but a bowl of sweet sticky rice balls is always desirable. According to the survey, sticky rice ball market has worth over a million US dollars in Taiwan, and an average of 64 million glutinous rice balls were consumed every year. The demand of sticky rice ball will escalate as the temperature drops.
Stuffed or not, sticky rice ball is a traditional Asian dessert which shared a similar texture and flavor with mochi. Tender and chewy, sticky rice ball is softer than mochi. Made of raw glutinous rice dough, sticky rice balls were boiled and served with soup while mochi were made of steamed and pounded rice.
The ingredients are not difficult to prepared. It’s the handy work that is troublesome and time consuming. Fortunately, automation had been applied to sticky rice ball making. Let’s see how to produce glutinous rice ball with HM-88 rice ball machine.
Step 1 Prepare The Glutinous Rice Dough
Unlike making mochi, making glutinous rice ball regardless of rice processing. All you need is a mixer. Mix the glutinous rice powder with water and boiled a little portion of the dough. Add the cooked rice dough back into the mixer and mix it with the rest of the dough. This procedure will make the dough soft and glutinous. Aside from meat and fish paste, HM-88 can tackle sticky and gluey materials like mochi and raw glutinous rice ball. The strongest advantage of this multifunctional machine is the production diversity and flexibility.
Step 2 Prepare The Fillings
Developed to process various ingredients, HM-88 can make mochi, croquette, laddu and all kinds of sweet and savory balls. Savory glutinous rice balls usually contain minced meat and chopped red onions, seasoned with pepper. Sesame powder, peanut powder, sugar powder and lard are common fillings for sweet glutinous rice balls. HM-88 can stuff both sweet and savory glutinous rice balls with diverse fillings.
Automatic Mochi Rice Ball Machine HM-88 & Dough Rounder
HM-88 automatic glutinous rice ball machine is the basic model for food stuffing and forming. Light and small, HM-88 takes up the least space for food manufacturers. Moreover, the maximum capacity of HM-88 is 60 pieces per minute. Fill the dough hopper and filling hopper with ingredient, then, set the speed of extrusion and shutter. It can not only adjust the proportion of filling and skin but also standardize the production condition. Then, let the machine work its magic.
To make the sticky rice ball round and nice, a dough rounder can save you the time. The rounder will gently rub the ball by moving horizontal above the conveyor to shape the ball. This helpful device not only eliminates all manual procedure but also prevent the foods from contamination during production.
With automatic sticky rice ball making machine, mochi ball manufacturer can produce glutinous rice balls of different flavor efficiently. Contact us for more details and free test run services.