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for rice balls: glutinous rice(mochi gome)- 2 1/2 cups

japanese rice- 1/2 cup

water- 3 cups

for toppings:anko(azuki sweet bean paste) 3/4 pounds

crushed walnuts- 1/2 cup and sugar- 2 tablespoons, grinded well

black sesame seeds- 3 tablespoons and sugar- 1 1/2 tablespoons, grinded well

kinako(soybean powder)- 1/3 cup and sugar-2 tablespoons, mixed


Put both kinds of rice in bowl, wash with cold water. Drain rice in colander and set aside for half hour. Place rice in rice cooker and add measured water. Let rice soak in water for half hour. Start cooker. Put preparred toppings, like anko and sesame seeds, into separate bowls. Once rice is cooked, let steam for 15 minutes. Mash rice with wooden pestle until sticky. Wet hands and shape rice into oval balls. Cover the rice balls with different toppings