Vietnamese Sticky Rice Pudding

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Total Time:
3 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 1.5 cup - white glutinous (sticky) rice
  • 6.5 cup - thin coconut milk
  • 3/4 cup - palm sugar, powdered jaggery or brown sugar
  • 1.5 cup - thick coconut milk
  • Banana leaf or aluminium foil to cover the pan
  • Oil, to grease
  • 1/2 tsp - salt

How to Make Vietnamese Sticky Rice Pudding

  • Wash the rice and place in a thick bottom pan. Cover with thin coconut milk and salt. Heat until boiling.
  • Reduce the flame and simmer till the rice is very soft and reduced to a thick paste.
  • Line a baking pan with greased banana leaf or aluminium foil.
  • Spread the rice paste over it.
  • Cover the paste with another piece of greased banana leaf or foil.
  • Place the pan over a steaming rack of a steamer and steam till the mixture is firm (about 25-30 mins).
  • Remove the pan from the steamer and cool.
  • Lift out the set cake carefully and chill in a refrigerator for 2 hours or more.
  • Dissolve the palm sugar in thick coconut milk.
  • Remove the banana leaf or foil covering the cake and cut the cake into pieces.
  • Place them in serving bowls and serve topped with sweet coconut milk.