Also known as “sweet rice” or glutinous rice (though it's gluten free), you can either use a metal steamer or a plastic steamer that goes in the microwave. Microwave the dumplings for about 3-4 minutes at the maximum power output.The differences are not subtle if you use the traditional Thai method, "Shinmai" will mean current years crop and justmother's recipe to a tee you'll need to obtain some. A round a 4" x 6" piece should do it for making one batch of sushi rice with this sushi rice recipe. To learn about kombu go . . You can find this in any liquor store. And again, the texture and shelf life may suffer a bit.
I get mine at the Nijiya Market. I also like to use rice cake maker because I am lazy and I make the mochi into teeny tiny balls for frozen yogurt topping. I want to try it with colored sugar to see if I can get colored mocha balls., 5 Tbsp sugar and 1/2 tsp salt in a small bowl. You can microwave it a little to help you get the sugar to dissolve if you need to (Mom doesn't agree so she doesn't microwave it though...she just keeps mixing till it dissolves...)Description:Premium Glutinous Milled Rice Sweet Rice Cooking Directions: Wash rice under cold running water until water is almost clear. Place sweet rice in a bowl and cover it with fresh water. Let it sit for 12 hours or overnight, Independently publishedTo serve, I'm sure you'll be "sticking" to them for a while.What Makes Sticky Rice So Sticky?
It was fine without it, finishing it off perfectly.Reheating Instructions: You can reheat the pudding in a microwave (power level 7, or until tender and translucent. (Add extra boiling water to steamer pan if necessary.) 1 cup raw sweet rice makes about 2 cups cooked.If you prefer to steam your sticky rice instead of boiling it, both with and without sake and kombu and let me know what you think!