Wednesday, August 25, 2010

black sticky rice


First things first, I bought my first BRAND NEW kitchen items this week, 6 wine glasses and a rice cooker. I've always had hand-me-downs and second hand items from ebay (I cant stand buying new things when you can recycle - best purchase EVER was my food processor for $50). I still feel guilty, especially the amount of packaging the rice cooker came in but anyway expect a lot of rice recipes from now on! Woo hoo!

250g black sticky rice, soaked in water for 3 hours
pinch of salt
1/3 cup brown sugar sugar
250g dark palm sugar, chopped
1/4 cup of water
1 cup coconut cream

1. Soak the sticky rice in water for at least 3 hours but up to 8.

2. Rinse and cook just like brown rice with 1:1.5 rice to water for about 50 minutes. Give it a stir around the halfway mark to see how its going. A wee bit of moisture at the end is fine.

3. Once the rice is cooked throw in the brown sugar and salt. Melt the palm sugar in a small pan over low heat then add the water and the coconut cream and cook a bit to thicken it up. I mixed about half the coconut cream/sugar syrup into the rice then served and drizzled a bit more over the top.



  1. This inspired me to make a sticky rice pudding - not black sticky rice though. Damn, it's good! Mine was quite different though, only 30g sugar and the rest approx the same? I wasn't sure if black sticky rice was made entirely of black rice, or whether you use half black and half white (as the colour spreads)?

  2. This reminds me of the black rice puddings you get in Bali, which I have always loved. I will have to have a go at this :)

  3. hi niki, sorry I never got back to you, no you use all black rice. black rice takes way longer to cook.

  4. I finally got around to making this. Yum. For the helping i added banana.


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