Compressed rice

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Jackfruit and Blue Ginger

By Sasha Gill

Published 2019

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  • cups (300 g) jasmine rice
  • 1 pandan leaf, knotted (or 1


Place the rice, pandan leaf and salt in a saucepan with 3 cups (750 ml) water and bring to the boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover the pan and cook for about 15 minutes until the rice is tender, stirring every now and then.

Tear off a sheet of foil measuring about 50 x 30 cm and grease it. Use the foil to line a 20 cm square brownie tin, with the greased side facing upwards, letting the exc