Saturday, February 4, 2012

Valentine’s Day Sticky Rice and Mango

Photo courtesy of Paula Henry

1 cup of sticky rice
1/2 can coconut milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tbsp palm sugar
2 tbsp condensed milk
toasted sesame seeds
Grated fresh coconut

1.              Wash the rice in a bowl until the water runs clear.
2.              Place rice and 2 cups of water in saucepan and bring to boil.
3.              Boil from 3 minutes then strain immediately.
4.              Return pot to stove and put on a very lot heat with lid on for 10 minutes.
5.              At the same time, in another pot heat the coconut milk, salt, palm sugar and condensed milk until thick.
6.              Mix the sweet milks into the rice and stir.
7.              The rice should be thick, and the grains still intact.
8.              Pour rice onto a plate and shape into a heart.
9.              Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and serve with sliced mango and fresh coconut, grated.