Microwaving doesn't help. Do I toss it? Substitute brown sugar or something else?
You recipe probably has some liquid component - maybe melt the amount of sugar you need in that liquid.
yes, that's what i would say, after maybe trying a hammer and a plastic bag. Also google 'softening hard sugar'; couple of good ideas that i used a few yrs ago but just can't remember now,sorry.
forgot to say, palm sugar not essential. white or light brown will do.never a need to 'toss' sugar. google is your frend.
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I've used a microplane and grated palm sugar
I thank you, and my antelope curry thanks you!!
I haven't worked with palm sugar but when my jaggery hardens like that, I heat it in the microwave for short intervals of 15-20 seconds until it softens enough for me to break off a piece.
Whoops! I clicked over from the sidebar and therefore did not read that "microwaving does not help." Sorry!
microwave for for 10 to 15 seconds
We always use a grater (like a standard cheese grater) to shave off manageable pieces of the sugar. Then, we dissolve it in hot liquid of some kind before adding to the dish.
Thai iced tea is great, but this dessert is better
You haven't thai'd this before.
Bring some flare to your cookout.
Life's better with snacks.
Italian soda is can-do.
A better basket.
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