Chinese Yellow Rice Cake | Sticky Rice Recipe

Chinese is a traditional in southern Sichuan, and it has been circulating for hundreds of years. Made from , ordinary rice and brown sugar. The color is yellowish, the taste is soft and glutinous, and there are many ways to eat. You can steam it and eat it directly, or you can slice and fry it, dice it to make sweet soup or grill it. The wrapping material of Luzhou yellow is alpinia leave, with the unique fragrance of alpinia leave. As a specialty of Sichuan Luzhou, yellow rice cake is a must-have food for the Spring Festival and a great gift for relatives and friends. Now it has become popular street food in southern Sichuan, and it can be stored for a long time.

Chinese Yellow Rice Cake Sticky rice recipe

Cooking steps:

1. Glutinous rice was soaked in water for one night in advance.

Glutinous rice was soaked in water for one night in advance

2. Rice and soybeans should also be soaked in water overnight.

Rice and soybeans should also be soaked in water overnight

3. Steam the soaked glutinous rice in a steamer for an hour.

4. During the steaming of rice, we started to make brown sugar rice syrup. Put the soaked rice and soybeans into the wall breaking machine, add 200 grams of water (this step is critical, the amount of water here directly affects the success of this in the end), add brown sugar. Made into brown sugar rice syrup.

make brown sugar rice syrup

5. Put the steamed glutinous rice into a large container and add brown sugar rice syrup while it is hot. Stir well.

Chinese Yellow Rice Cake Sticky rice recipe

6. Pour into a 28×28 square plate. Leave it to cool completely, then you will find that the mixed brown sugar rice syrup is absorbed by the glutinous rice. Commonly known as sweat absorption. Divided into 18 rectangles.

Chinese Yellow Rice Cake Sticky rice recipe

7. Wash the alpinia leaves and palm leaves in advance and scald them with boiling water.

alpinia leaves and palm leaves

8. Take a piece of yellow rice cake and place it in the middle of the leaves.

Take a piece of yellow rice cake and place it in the middle of the leaves

9. Fold up the tail of the leaf to cover the yellow rice cake.

Fold up the tail of the leaf to cover the yellow rice cake

10. Fold the head of the leaf also, cut off the excess and align it to the edge of the yellow rice cake.

Fold the head of the leaf also, cut off the excess and align it to the edge of the yellow rice cake

11. This is the appearance after two folds.

12. Then wrap it like a gift. Bundled with palm leaves.

Bundled with palm leaves

13. After all wrapped up, steam in a steamer for one and a half hours.

Chinese Yellow Rice Cake Sticky rice recipe

Chinese Yellow Rice Cake Sticky rice recipe

Chinese Yellow Rice Cake | recipe

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Chinese traditional snacks, spring festival food, Chinese street food.
Prep Time 7 hrs
Cook Time 2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time 9 hrs 30 mins
Course Street Food
Servings 18 servings
Calories 248 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1000 g glutinous rice
  • 500 g rice
  • 750 g brown sugar
  • 18 alpinia leaves
  • 15 g oybeans
  • 200 g water

Instructions
 

  • 1. Glutinous rice was soaked in water for one night in advance.

    2. Rice and soybeans should also be soaked in water overnight.

    3. Steam the soaked glutinous rice in a steamer for an hour.

    4. During the steaming of rice, we started to make brown sugar rice syrup. Put the soaked rice and soybeans into the wall breaking machine, add 200 grams of water (this step is critical, the amount of water here directly affects the success of this in the end), add brown sugar. Made into brown sugar rice syrup.

    5. Put the steamed glutinous rice into a large container and add brown sugar rice syrup while it is hot. Stir well.

    6. Pour into a 28×28 square plate. Leave it to cool completely, then you will find that the mixed brown sugar rice syrup is absorbed by the glutinous rice. Commonly known as sweat absorption. Divided into 18 rectangles.

    7. Wash the alpinia leaves and palm leaves in advance and scald them with boiling water.

    8. Take a piece of yellow rice cake and place it in the middle of the leaves.

    9. Fold up the tail of the leaf to cover the yellow rice cake.

    10. Fold the head of the leaf also, cut off the excess and align it to the edge of the yellow rice cake.

    11. This is the appearance after two folds.

    12. Then wrap it like a gift. Bundled with palm leaves.

    13. After all wrapped up, steam in a steamer for one and a half hours.

Notes

If there is no alpinia leaves, you can use lotus leaves instead. The amount of water added when making brown sugar rice syrup should not be too much, if it is too thin, it will not be easy to solidify.
Keyword Chinese street food, snack, Sticky rice, Yellow Rice Cake
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