Stuffed Glutinous Balls
|1½||cups||glutinous’rice, soaked and drained*|
|½||cup||jasmine essence water|
Blend glutinous rice and water in an electric blender to produce a very fine paste. Pour the mixture into an8″x 8″ shallow container, cover and microwave at High (600700 Watts) for 4 minutes. Leave to warm and cut into 1″ squares. Flatten each piece of glutinous rice and place a ball of sticky coconut stuffing in the middle and close up. Roll in desiccated coconut and serve.
Sticky Coconut Stuffing
|½||cup||palm sugar or castor sugar|
Mix well coconut, sugar and salt in a medium size mixing bowl. Cook covered, at High (600-700 Watts) for 4 minutes. Remove and stir. Reduce power to Medium Low (240 Watts) and cook, uncovered. for 9-10 minutes. Stir from time to time. If the coconut stuffing is too hard, add 2 tablespoons coconut milk to soften the result. The glutinous flour can be substituted. Knead 1⅔ cup glutinous flour with 1 cup water and cool as fresh batter.
Note : Put the desiccated coconut in a one-quart container, cover and cook at High for 1 minute to be kept longer.