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Pulut Hitam

Category: Desserts

Serves: 4 people

Preparing time: 00:00

Cooking time: 00:00


85g black glutinous rice (pulut hitam)

1 litre water

1/2 tsp salt

2 tbsp brown sugar OR

85g palm sugar

2 fresh pandan leaves or

3 drops pandan essence

1 tin Mai Siam Coconut Milk

Cooking Method

Step 1

Rinse the rice in running water and place in a saucepan together with 1 litre of water. Soak overnight if possible.

Step 2

Place the soaked rice and water into a large pot and bring to boil, reduce heat and boil (uncovered) for approximately 1 hour, stirring the pot every 10 minutes.

Step 3

If using fresh pandan leaves, cut a strip down the centre and tie the leaves into a knot which need to be added to the pot.The pudding will thicken when nearly cooked so take care to stir it often.

Step 4

When rice is cooked the grains with swell and some of them with burst, the pudding will thicken and take on the consistency of porridge. Add sugar, salt and if using it, pandan essence at this stage and turn off heat.

Step 5

Serve with coconut milk poured over individual bowls.

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