Thursday, January 31, 2008

Black Rice Pudding (bubur ketan item)

ingredients :

  1. 2/3 cup (150 gr) black grain glutinous rice

  2. 4 cups (1 litre) water

  3. 1 pandanus lesf, tied into a knot

  4. 1/2 cup (100 gr) sugar, adding extra to taste if desired

  5. 1 cup (250 ml) thick coconut milk

  6. 1/4 tsp salt

method :

  • pour the glutinous rice in a large pan and pick out husks and any foreign particles. Wash several times then soak in water, for 1 hour

  • drain rice, add water. Bring to the boil with pandanus leaf, reduce heat to low and simmer until soft and most of the liquid has evaporated, about 1 hour ( creamy and porridge like ). If it's look dry, stir in 1 cup of water

  • add sugar and cook for another 10 min.

  • combine the thick coconut milk salt in a small pan. heat gently, strring constantly, until it reaches boiling point. Remove the pan from the heat. Serve the porridge in small bowls with a spoonful of coconut milk over the top

source : the periplus book