Wajik/Pulut Kachau/Kacau (Sweet Steamed Glutinous Rice) - Vegetarian PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 14 August 2010 17:40

courtesy : Pn. Fatimah Ahmad


Wajik is normally made for weddings and festivals. It is a delicious dessert; sweet, almost melt in the mouth with a touch of coconut cream taste.

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1kg white glutinous rice
1 litre thick coconut cream(milk);no preservatives
400gm brown sugar
200gm white sugar
2ft long banana leaf;preferably(or aluminum foil)
salt to taste
1 pandan(screwpine) leaf


Method of preparation;

Put the rice into a pot. Add water and soak for 1 hour.Then rinse and drain. Steam the rice till it is cooked. Set aside. In a wok, add brown sugar, white sugar, salt and coconut cream. Shred the pandan leaf with the tines of a fork and put into the mixture. Heat on low flame till the mixture thickens. Next add the steamed glutinous rice. Stir and mix well. Turn off heat and pour the mixture into a pan lined with banana leaf. The heated banana leaf will impart a nice aroma to the rice. Let it cool. Cut into squares. Serve with coffee or tea.

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