Black Sweet Rice
Purple Sticky Rice
This is a whole grain glutinous rice, grown mainly in Thailand. It has unique dark outer bran, turns deep purple color when cooked, and has delicious nutty taste, soft texture.
Used primarily in desserts, rice pudding, sweet snacks. Also makes wonderful salad or colorful side dish.
Cooking Instructions for plain rice:
- In a sauce pan add 1 ½ - 2 cups of water/ Cup soaked & rinsed rice, 1 tsp salt (opt), and 1 Tbsp oil / butter.
- Stir lightly, bring to a rolling boil, lower the heat, cover with lid and simmer for 40-45 minutes.
- Turn off the heat, let the rice steamed in the covered pot at least another 10 minutes or until the rice has absorbed the liquid.
- Fluff with fork and enjoy as a main dish or a side dish or use it in desserts.
One cup of rice will yield: 3 cups of cooked rice.