How to Make Delicious Black Sesame Paste at Home?

Q: Can I use pre-ground black sesame instead of grinding it myself?
A: Yes, pre-ground black sesame can be used, but freshly ground may offer a richer flavor.

Q: Is it necessary to cook the glutinous rice flour before mixing?
A: Yes, cooking the glutinous rice flour is essential to remove the raw taste and achieve the right texture.

Q: How should the black sesame paste be stored?
A: Store it in an airtight container in a cool, dry place. It can also be refrigerated for longer shelf life.

Homemade Black Sesame Paste


  • 200g Cooked Black Sesame Seeds
  • 50g Water-Milled Glutinous Rice Flour
  1. Grind the cooked black sesame seeds into a fine powder using a mill or grinder.
  2. Toast the glutinous rice flour until cooked through.
  3. Prepare the toasted glutinous rice flour and ground black sesame seeds.
  4. Mix the ground sesame and toasted rice flour evenly.
  5. Your black sesame paste is now ready.
  6. Store in a container. To consume, take a few spoons of the mixture and mix with boiling water.
  • Rich in Calcium and Iron from Black Sesame
  • High in Energy due to the presence of Sesame and Rice Flour
  • Gluten-free (but check the rice flour for cross-contamination if you're sensitive)
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