Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 8 screw pine leaves

  2. 10 oz glutinous rice flour

  3. 1 heaped tbsp tapioca flour or corn flour

  4. Pinch of salt

  5. Few drops of green food coloring

  6. 10 oz grated coconut, mixed with a pinch of salt

  7. 5 oz palm sugar, finely grated and mixed with

  8. 1 tbsp castor sugar

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Pound screw pine pieces till fine, add enough water to bring it to 7 fl oz. Add salt and green coloring. Strain and set aside.

  2. Boil tapioca flour with 3 fl oz. water over low heat, stirring till almost transparent.

  3. Pour the tapioca mixture immediately into the glutinous rice flour in a large bowl. Still till well absorbed and gradually add in the screw pine water to form a paste.

  4. Place paste on a flat surface. Rub well to form a firm smooth dough. If dough is too soft, add in a little flour. Divide dough in 4 parts. Roll each part into a longish roll and cut into 12 pieces. Keep uncut dough covered with a piece of cloth.

  5. Bring a big saucepan of water to the boil. Take 1 piece of cut dough and roll with palms of hands till well rounded. Fill with 11/2 tsp of the grated sugar in centre. Put into the boiling water. Repeat process with the remaining dough and boil till each ball surfaces. Keep boiling for 2 minutes to dissolve the sugar.

  6. Remove each ball with a tea strainer, dab strainer over dry cloth and roll onde onde in grated coconut. Repeat with the rest of the dough.


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