Red bean and black glutinous rice are rich in protein, dietary fiber, iron and other nutrients. A great way to include these food in our diet is in the form of dessert.

CHINESE VERSION: 椰奶红豆黑糯米糖水

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Red Bean Black Glutinous Rice with Coconut Milk Dessert | MyKitchen101en

Ingredients:

  • 150 g black glutinous rice (rinsed)
  • 120 g red bean (rinsed)
  • 2 Liter plain water
  • 60 g small sago
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 150 g sugar
  • 300 ml thick coconut milk
  • 3 pandan leaves
 

Directions:

1 Bring 2 liter of water to the boil, add in black glutinous rice and red bean.

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2 Bring to the boil again, reduce to LOW heat, cover and cook for 2 hours 30 minutes, until both ingredients have soften (the time can be shortened if you use pressure cooker).

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3 Cook the small sago until semi-translucent (Refer to: How to Cook Small Sago Pearls)

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4 When black glutinous rice and red bean have softened, add in salt, sugar, thick coconut milk and pandan leaves.

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5 Bring to the boil over medium heat, add in sago and mix well.

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6 Bring to the boil again, then OFF the heat, cover and let sago soaks for 7-8 minutes until fully translucent.

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