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Thai Sweet Dumplings Recipe

Thai Sweet Dumplings is a popular Asian Dessert
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Asian Recipe
Technique :
Steam Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 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:

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


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