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What are the best uses for "sweet rice"? I bought some when cruising the bulk department, but know nothing about it. Thanks, everyone. ;o)

AntoniaJames is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

asked over 3 years ago
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added over 3 years ago

sweet rice the best thing to do is Thai Rice Pudding or a sweet version of the rice steamed in a banana leaf. Not good for savory dishes.


Cynthia is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

added over 3 years ago

It's excellent for sticky rice uses.


Chris is a trusted source on General Cooking

added over 3 years ago

Yes, any sticky rice application. We're found of Kasma Loha-unchit's recipes, and here her's for coconut-flavored sticky rice with mango http://www.thaifoodandtravel...

added over 3 years ago

Chinese: Eight Treasure Rice, Congee 1:2 with long grain, Pearl (or Porcupine) Balls (pork meatballs rolled in soaked glutinous (sticky, sweet) rice and steamed -- from the Time Life Foods of the World China.
Japanese: Mochi -- and much more, of course.
Thai: the pudding is usually made with black sweet rice, white can be used.
Look for more on food52, most from the Bulk Bin contest.
Why not in America? Rice here is supposed to be fluffy -- our loss!


HalfPint is a trusted home cook.

added over 3 years ago

coconut milk sticky rice (w/mangos), so good:

added over 3 years ago

Inarizushi !