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Chewy Ginger and Rice Truffles

Chewy Ginger and Rice Truffles

These snacks are ideal holiday "biscuits". Use the leftover lemongrass rice to make a salad for the next meal.

  • Serves: 2
  • Difficulty: medium
  • Prep time:
  • Cooking time:
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Ingredients

    For the rice
    1 cup Spekko Saman White Rice
    10 ml (2 tsps) ginger, finely chopped
    ¼ tsp lemon grass, crushed to a paste
    1 ¼ cups water
    ½ tsp sugar
    salt to taste
    5 ml (1 tsp) rice vinegar
    1/2 can condensed milk
    30 ml (2 tbsp) butter
    45 ml (3 tbsp) sugar
    1/2 tsp finely chopped fresh ginger
    1 cup cooked Spekko Saman White Rice – half of the rice from the lemon grass mixture
    chopped pistachio nuts – optional

Method

    1. First cook the rice. Combine the rice, ginger, lemon grass, water, sugar and salt. Boil, reduce heat and simmer until the water is evaporated.
    2. Add the rice vinegar and set aside to cool.
    3. In a pot, heat the condensed milk, butter, sugar and ginger. Cook until the mixture caramelises
    4. Add 1 cup of the cooked rice and cook another 5 minutes while stirring. Take of the heat and stir until thickened.
    5. Leave to cool. Roll the mixture into truffles. Coat in chopped pistachio nuts.