2016/01/12

Make the glutinous rice ball soup

Ingredient to make the glutinous rice ball soup:

300g glutinous rice flour sugar
2 cup water (for rice ball) Handful of nata de coco (optional)
100g gingko 3 pandan leaves
Dash of food coloring (red) 800ml to 1L water ( to make soup)

To make the glutinous rice balls:
  1. add in rice flour in a big bowl, pour in water slowly and mix well till form a dough that not stick to your hand
  2. knead the dough for 5 – 8 minutes

     
    tang yuan dough
  3. divide the dough into 2 portion, add in a dash of food coloring to one of the portion.
  4. Bring water to boil in a cooking pot, pinch a small dough and roll to form a ball, drop in the rice ball into the boil water. Repeat. It float when cooked.

     
    when tang yuan float, means cooked
  5. Scoop the cooked rice balls and put in a bowl of water.
To make the soup:
  1. bring 800ml – 1L water to boil, add in gingko and cook for 10 minutes
  2. add in pandan leaves, nata de coco, sugar and the cooked rice balls, bring back to boil.

     
    tang yuan in sweet syrup