Sticky rice rolls

Preparation info

  • Makes

    8

    rolls
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Fire Islands: Recipes from Indonesia

Fire Islands

By Eleanor Ford

Published 2019

  • About

Java’s answer to sushi rice rolls, here a caramelised meat filling is encased in coconut-scented sticky rice. I like to use homemade chicken floss inside, but you could also use shop-bought abon (meat floss) or shred any cooked meat and mix with a little bumbu, a slick of coconut milk and palm sugar. These are a popular snack across Java, but a central region outside Yogyakarta takes their dedication further with an annual lemper day, when th