The Khao-Tom-Mad (ข้าวต้มมัด) is a delicious traditional Thai dessert made from sticky rice, banana, coconut milk, all packed in a banana leaf.
Khao-Tom-Mat is found in most markets in Thailand.
Traditionally, these sweets are offered to monks at the beginning of Buddhist Lent, which marks the beginning of the rainy season, and are also offered during religious ceremonies.
This recipe requires a container for steaming.
Ingredients for Khao Tom Mad
- 250 g (9 onces) glutinous rice
- 400 ml (13,5 fl oz) coconut milk
- 100 g (3,5 once) cane sugar
- 2 banana
- 1 package of banana leaves found in Asian stores or greaseproof paper
- 30 small black beans optional
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- Hot wire or toothpicks to attach
How to make Khao Tom Mad
The day before
- must wash and rinse the sticky rice until the water runs clear, then you should let it soak overnight in a large container, ensuring that there was at least 5 cm of water over rice because it will swell.
- If using small black beans must also let them soak overnight.
The next day
- Drain the rice and set it aside
- Drain black beans and boil until soft, about 15 minutes.
- Remove the skin of bananas and cut into slices of 7 to 8 cm in order to obtain 10 pieces.
- In a pan, heat the coconut milk, sugar and salt over medium heat and stir well.
- Add and mix the sticky rice, cook for about ten minutes and when the rice has absorbed the coconut milk, turn off the heat and let cool.
- Heat up the water from the steamer
- Wash banana leaves and cut into a square of 25 cm
On the opaque side of the banana leaf, place a good spoonful of sticky rice 3 black beans and a piece of banana. Then brought the left, right and up and down to be packed (as pictured). Attach all with cooking wire or toothpicks.
- Place the rolls in the steamer basket and cook gently for 1 hour.
- Let them cool, you can eat them warm or cold.
Everything is made with sticky rice is recommended for people who have the delicate belly, it’s a good dressing for the stomach!
Video: Another Khao-Tom-Mad recipe
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