Easy Red Bean Sticky Rice Dumpling | Zongzi 粽子

how to make zongzi
Are you skilled in wrapping gift boxes or tying knots? You may also have what it takes to make these bamboo leave covered sticky rice (glutinous rice) dumplings aka Zongzi 粽子, a beautiful and delicious traditional Chinese treat served around Dragon Boat Festival.

If you haven’t heard, Dragon Boat Festival (aka Duanwu festival ) is a Chinese holiday that occurs on the 5th day of May according to the Lunar calendar. For this year it falls on May 30th.

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