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Thursday, October 11, 2007

Kueh Pulut Inti

Kueh Pulut Inti

This rich and sticky kuih makes use of glutinous
rice filled with sweet coconut filling and wrapped in banana
leaf. Surprise your family with this afternoon treat and a
great cup of tea or coffee.

    • 180g glutinous rice, soaked overnight or at least for 6 hrs

    • ½ coconut, to yield 250ml
      coconut milk and mix with ½ tsp salt

    • 2 tbsp grated coconut, without skin

    • ¼ pc of palm sugar or gula melaka

    • 30g granulated sugar

    • 2 tbsp water

    • 1 pc of pandan leaf or screwpine leaf

    • 8 pcs of banana leaves – 6 x

(A)Prepare steamer by boiling water. Wash the glutinous rice and
strain. Place tray on steamer and steam for 5 minutes. Add
enough coconut milk to cover the rice. Mix well. Steam again
till it is cooked for about 20-25 minutes. Check from time to
time and stir and add coconut milk if necessary.

To prepare filling

Dissolve sugars. Add grated coconut and pandan leaf(B). Cook till
the mixture is soft and dry. Remove from heat and let it cool.

To prepare the kuih

Soften banana leaves(C) by dipping into boiling water for at
least 30sec. Put 1 tbsp cooked glutinous rice on banana leaf.
Add 1 tsp filling on top of the rice. Fold both ends of the
leaf over the kuih, ensure that the top is slightly open to
show a bit of the filling. Fold both ends downwards. When all
the mixture is used up, serve on a plate.


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