Sweet Sticky Rice with Banana Filling Recipe

Sweet Sticky Rice with Banana Filling

Khanom Khao Dom Mut is a soft and sticky Thai snack that is often served at special events such as parties and weddings. The traditional way of making them involves wrapping the coconut sweetened sticky rice in banana leaves, then steaming them. The snacks are eaten by hand, right out of the leaf, making it a convenient treat that can be eaten while walking around a festival or temple event. In this updated version shown here, the cook uses aluminum foil as the wrapper and serves the sweet and sticky rice, filled with banana, while hot, along with vanilla ice cream. True, it's not the traditional way, but it sure is delicious. This easy to follow recipe show you exactly how it's done and your ข้าวต้มมัด will taste completely authentic.

Yield: 6 servings
Prep time: 15 Minutes
Cooking time: 1 Hour, 20 Minutes
Ready in: About 1 1/2 Hours

Ingredients:

  • 2 Cups Glutinous Rice
    (dry uncooked sticky rice)
  • 2 Cups Coconut Milk
  • 1/2 Cup Coconut Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Cup Black Beans
    (canned beans or previous cooked black beans)
  • 3 Banana
    (very ripe bananas)


Basic Directions:

1) Soak the glutinous rice for at least 4 hours in enough water to completely cover it. Then, drain and rinse it well.

2) In a large wok heat coconut milk. Add the coconut sugar and salt, and stir in well. When the sugar melts, add the pre soaked glutinous rice to the sweetened coconut and stir well. Cook slowly for 20 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to cool completely.

3) Wrap some of the sticky rice with half a banana and a few beans in a fold of aluminum foil so it makes a package like a burrito.

4) Place the packages in a steamer and cook for 45 minutes. Remove from heat, allow to cool completely, enjoy.

For more detailed information and a free video lesson, visit this web page: ThaiCookbook.tv/?rid=52