Archive for November, 2011

Palitaw

Here’s What You Need: 

2 cups (16 oz.) Glutinous Rice Flour
1-3/4 cups water
2 cups frozen grated coconut, thawed
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup sesame seeds, toasted

Here’s How: 

In a small bowl combine sugar and toasted sesame seeds and set aside.

Combine glutinous rice flour and water in a bowl until a smooth dough is formed. Form small balls then flatten the balls to a quarter-inch thickness by pressing your thumb in the middle and stretching the dough to make it oval-shaped.

In a saucepan boil 6 cups of water. Drop each dough into the boiling water , taking extra care that they do not stick to each other in the pot. Scoop out with slotted spoon as soon as they float. Drain and dredge both side in grated coconut then arrange  palitaw on a serving platter. Sprinkle with sugar and sesame seeds mixture on top.

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