Prep time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes
Yields: 6 pcs
2 cups glutinous rice
1 tbsp lye water
Coconut Caramel Sauce
1 cup brown sugar
1 can coconut milk
Pandan leaves if using
Soak rice overnight with cold water
Clean banana leaves with damp paper towel to remove white powder
Run through open flames at the stove to soften.
Divide rice into 6 portion.
Place one portion on one end of a banana leaf.
Roll away from you and tuck until you reach the other end.
Fold both sides towards the center.
Tie with kitchen twine around (2x)
Boil between 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes.
Cool down, unwrap and drizzle with coconut caramel or serve with grated coconut with brown sugar.
Boil milk, sugar and pandan leaves for 20 minutes until thick.
Remove leaves after.
Drizzle on top of the steamed rice cakes.