Something Sticky, Something White Recipe

Something Sticky, Something White


SOMETHING WHITE [coconut jelly]

  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/4 cup of white or caster sugar
  • 5-6 strands of agar-agar
  • 1/2 cup of coconut milk
  • 2 teaspoons of shredded coconut
  • nutmeg powder, a pinch

SOMETHING STICKY [black glutinous rice]

  • 1/2 cup of black glutinous rice, soak in cold water for at least 8 hours or overnight
  • 2 cups of water
  • 50g palm sugar, chopped
  • 1 cup of coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon of caster sugar

How to make Something Sticky, Something White

SOMETHING WHITE [coconut jelly]

  1. Boil the water in a small pot and add the agar-agar and sugar. Turning it down to medium heat, stir for 15 minutes or until the agar-agar and sugar have dissolved.

  2. Meanwhile, take a small saucepan and toast the shredded coconut until very low heat until it's slightly brown.

  3. After the agar-agar dissolve, turn off the heat and leave to cool for 5 minutes before adding approximately 1 teaspoon of toasted coconut into pot. Stir and transfer it into six moulds the size of mini cupcake to cool in room temperature or fridge.

  4. Serves it with the black glutinous rice, the remaining shredded coconut and sprinkles of nutmeg.

SOMETHING STICKY [black glutinous rice]

  1. Put the rice in a large glass or ceramic bowl and cover with cold water. Leave to soak for at least 8 hours, or preferably overnight.

  2. Drain and put in a sacepan with 2 cups of water and slowly bring to boil. Cook at a slow boil, stirring frequently, for 20 mins or until tender. Drain.

  3. Pour the coconut milk into a large saucepan and heat until almost boiling. add the palm sugar and caster sugar, and stir until the sugar is dissolved.

  4. Add the rice to the pan and cook, stirring for about 8 minutes without boiling. Romove from heat, cover and leave for 15 minutes to absorb the flavours.

  5. Spoon the rice in a bowl or spoon to serve with the coconut jelly.

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