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Creamy Coconut Black Rice

Creamy Coconut Black Rice is rated 2.3 / 5 based on 3 votes.


Preparation Time: 10-15 minutes and overnight soaking time
Cooking Time: 1 hour


  • One cup black glutinous rice
  • One cup cold water
  • 1 cups thin coconut cream or coconut milk
  • cup palm or brown sugar
  • Two teaspoons grated lime or lemon zest
  • pinch salt
  • One cup thick coconut cream, optional
  • One medium mango, peeled and sliced


  1. Put the rice in a bowl, add cold water to cover. Allow to soak overnight, drain, and rinse well under cold running water.
  2. Put the rice and water in a bowl that fits in steamer basket or bamboo steamer.
  3. Pour the pot or wok with water and bring to a rapid simmer.
  4. Put steamer over water, cover and steam for 40-45 minutes until rice is tender.
  5. Remove the steamer from heat. Stir in thin coconut cream, sugar, lime zest and salt.
  6. Cover and steam for 15-20 minutes to consistency of hot cereal.
  7. Spread thick coconut cream and serve with sliced mango.


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