Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Coconut Glutinous Rice Ball with Palm Sugar

This is a simple and easy kueh’s recipe, for the sweet tooth. You can choose to shape it like ball, flatten or make into a triangle shape.

Preparation: 10 mins, Cooking time: 20 mins

Ingredients (makes 8 balls)
° 200g glutinous rice
° 200ml water
° ½ teaspoon salt
° 2 pandan leaves (screwpine), tied into a knot
° 250g fresh grated coconut

° 100-125g gula malaka (palm sugar), chopped
° 50ml water

1. Wash the glutinous rice and place in a bowl with enough water to cover. Leave to soak for 3 hours or more. Drain thoroughly.
2. Place the glutinous rice, water, salt and pandan leaves into an electric rice cooker, mix well and turn it on.
3. When done, use your hand to shape the rice into 8 balls. Coat them evenly with the fresh grated coconut. Set aside.
4. Combine chopped gula melaka with water in a small pot and cook over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Strain into a serving jug and set aside.
5. Serve glutinous rice ball with gula melaka sauce.

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