Biji Salak - Sticky Rice Balls in Sweet Coconut Sauce

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • take your rice flour and tapioca starch in a large bowl and make a well in the center.
  • Add water and salt, and mix well.
  • Then you will need to knead the dough until it can be rolled and shaped (dough should be moist).
  • Roll 1/2 inch diameter balls with the dough.
  • Cut diagonally 1 inch in length.
  • Bring 8 cups of water to a boil, and drop in the rice balls, and allow water to come back to a boil.
  • Simmer rice balls for 4 minutes, drain, and set aside.
  • Make Palm Sugar Syrup.
  • Take 150g palm sugar, 50g castor sugar and 1 cup water, and allow sugars to dissolve completely and cook down to thicken slightly; You will want to measure it out as it should make approximately 1 cup palm sugar syrup.
  • Then make the sauce.
  • Take 6 cups water, 2 cups coconut milk, 1 cup palm sugar syrup, and pinch of salt, and bring to a boil.
  • Add your rice balls and simmer for approximately 20 minutes.
  • Cool and serve at room temperature.
  • Top with freshly grated coconut when serving.
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