Sticky-Rice Sweet Buns with Coconut

Preparation info
  • Makes 8 Buns; Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


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By Naomi Duguid

Published 2012

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These treats are a breakfast or anytime pleasure served with fresh fruit and tea or coffee. Cooked sticky rice (left over from the night before, or cooked fresh for the purpose) is wrapped around shaved coconut and palm sugar, and the filled “buns” that result are quickly fried to golden. I love the smoky hit of palm sugar when you bite through the crisp outer layers of fried rice kernels into the meltingly sweet center.

Make them just before you want to serve them. Allow one or two