Rain Stone Rice Ball Recipe

It is based on glutinous rice flour and organic natural plants such as matcha powder and pumpkin squash. Put it in the water, it shines brightly, and through the refraction of water, the pattern changes into a different color. The entrance is sweet and fragrant, not too sweet. Qinhuai snacks originated in the Six Dynasties were famous in the Ming and Qing Dynasties. After eating in the afternoon, Du Shenqing called for a snack, which is a lard dumpling, a duck meat packet, a goose pastry, a soft cake, and everything. I took it in one dish. Everyone ate it, and it was Liu’an Maojian Tea, which was raining, and one bowl per person.” In the words, you can see the scene of Qinhuai snacks.

The variations of rain stones is the natural flavors such as cocoa powder, pumpkin squash or vegetable juice are added to the glutinous rice dough of the dumplings, so that the wrapped dumplings have a clear and regular rain stone stone pattern. People have a feeling of returning to nature and enjoying the highest realm of stone culture and food culture.

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Preparation time

30 min

Cooking Time

10 min


  • 400g Glutinous rice flour
  • 30g Cocoa powder
  • 75g White sugar
  • 100ml Water
  • 50g Custard powder
  • 80g Sweet bean paste
  • 75g Starch



Mix the rice flour and sugar in a large bowl. Boil 100ml water and pour into the bowl and mix well

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knead dough


Divide the dough into 1/3 and 2/3 portions, add the cocoa powder to the dough, and knead until the color is even


Take a small group of white dough and knead it into a strip that is slightly thicker than the finger, take a small group of brown dough and knead it into two thin strips. Press the two brown strips on the white strip and the mixed strips into pencil thickness


Roll it up and rotate it in the opposite direction, so that the lines will become thinner and finer


Roll from one end, forming a disc and then compacting it on the table to form a dumpling


Take the red bean paste and fill the rice dumplings and close it


Put the prepared rain stone rice balls into boiling water and cook it.