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Type Dim sum, breakfast
Place of origin Guangdong, China
Region or state Guangdong province, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Main ingredient(s) rice noodle roll, youtiao
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Hanyu Pinyin zháliǎng
Cantonese Jyutping zaa3 loeng5*2
Literal meaning fried twice

Zhaliang is a kind of food in Cantonese cuisine of China. It is made by tightly wrapping rice noodle roll around youtiao (fried dough). It is most popular in the Guangdong province of southern China, as well as in Hong Kong.[1]

For breakfast, it is usually eaten with soy milk or congee.

For dim sum, it is often sprinkled with sesame and layered with soy sauce. Other ingredients include hoisin sauce or sesame paste to the likes of tahini.

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  1. ^ thankgoditsfood (29 August 2009). "Zhaliang (炸兩): Guilt Wrapped in Rice Paper". wordpress.com. Retrieved 13 August 2012.