Thai Sweet Dumplings

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Asian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • For Dough:
  • 1 cup - sticky rice flour
  • Water, to mix
  • For Filling:
  • 1.5 cups - grated coconut
  • 3/4 cup - palm sugar or jaggery powder or brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup - water
  • 1 pinch - nutmeg
  • For Topping:
  • 2.5 cup - thick coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup - rice flour
  • 2 tbsp - arrow root flour
  • 1 tbsp - sugar
  • 1 tsp - salt

How to Make Thai Sweet Dumplings

  • Make pliable dough and knead till smooth. Keep aside.
  • Dissolve sugar in water. Add coconut and cook till the mixture binds together.
  • Cool and shape into small balls (1.5 cm).
  • Mix all the ingredients for the topping.
  • Bring to a boil and simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Take lime size portions of dough and flatten to a sheet, 3 mm thick.
  • Place a ball of filling on it and fold the edges over the filling. Press to seal.
  • Take a piece of banana leaf or foil and spread a tablespoon of topping on it.
  • Place the filled dumpling over it and cover with some more topping.
  • Fold the leaf or foil over it and make a neat parcel.
  • Use all the dough thus.
  • Steam the parcels for 8-10 minutes or till cooked.
  • Serve warm or cold, in the parcel.