Golden Rice Recipe

Golden Rice Recipe

(Burmese Desserts & Drinks)

Ingredients :

1 cup long grain rice, wash and drain thoroughly

2 cups coconut milk

1 tablespoon peanut oil

1/2 teaspoon turmeric, ground

2 tablespoons sugar

1 cup fresh coconut, grated

2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds

Salt to taste


Method :

Heat a medium-size saucepan with oil and fry the rice for about 3 minutes, stirring with a ladle. Add the turmeric, salt to taste, sugar and coconut milk. Bring to the boil. When the liquid thickens, turn the heat to very low. Cover with lid and cook for 15 minutes of until all the liquid has dried. Use a fork to fluff up the rice and mix in the grated coconut which the rice is still hot. Transfer the rice to a greased ovenproof dish and smoothed at the surface. Firmly press down. Sprinkle the top with sesame seeds and bake in a slow over for 20 minutes. Remove and cut into preferred shapes and serve with more grated fresh coconut and toasted sesame seeds.

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