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Lepat Loi (Glutinous rice wrapped in banana leaf)

 

Serving Suggestion: 4 – 6 servings

Ingredients:
15 pcs                                          Young banana leaves, cut to 8 inch × 8 inch
3 pcs                                             Banana leaves, cut to 18 inch × 12 inch
280 ml                                         Thick coconut milk
300 ml                                          Water
1 tsp                                               AJI-NO-MOTO®
½ tsp                                              Salt
330 g                                             Glutinous rice

Method:
1. Singe banana leaf over fire.
2. Combine coconut milk and water, bring to boil.
3. Season with AJI-NO-MOTO® and salt.
4. Put in glutinous rice and stir mixture constantly until dry.
5. Put 2 ½ tablespoon glutinous rice over young banana leaf. Wrap into a rectangular shape.
6. Place 5 lepat on banana leaf, bundle them together and tie with a string.
7. Boil for at least 2 hours. Add water if need to.
8. Ready to serve with side dish.

Tips: To prevent water from seeping into lepat while boiling, wrap lepat with plastic wrap prior to boiling.

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