This is my favorite kuih in M'sia. I have been wanting to make this kuih for years, but just never got to. Why I finally made it you asked?
Because I made some sambal haebee two days ago and I have the frozen shredded coconut and banana leaves in the freezer just ready for me to use. So, why not just make it and satisfy my craving. So, here it is! :)
This is my short-cut filling. I used my sambal haebee, added the toasted shredded coconut and some coriander powder, pan-fry to mix well.
Steamed my glutinous rice with coconut milk and a little salt.
Wrapped in banana leaves and stapled it. Pan-fried in greased non-stick pan until toasted and fragrant.
Closed up of what the inside looks like! A bit spicy because of my spicy sambal haebee. :P
Rempah Udang Recipe from At Home with Amy Beh Cookbook
100g small prawns, shelled
100g grated white coconut, roasted and ground
1-2 Tbp. oil
2 cloves garlic
1 lemon grass, finely sliced
1/2 tsp. chilli paste
1 tsp. coriander powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. sugar
Dash of pepper
300g glutinous rice, washed and soaked overnight
1 1/2 cups thin coconut milk
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. sugar
2 banana leaves, scalded, wiped dry, and cut into 15x8cm pieces
Chop prawns finely. Heat oil in a kuali and fry ground ingredients mixed with chilli paste and coriander powder until fragrant. Add prawns and stir fry till cooked. Mix in roasted coconut and seasoning. Stir well until ingredietns become dry and golden brown. Set aside.
Combine glutinous rice with coconut milk, salt and sugar, steam for 25-30 minutes or until cooked. Remove from steamer and leave to cool.
Take a tablespoonful of the cooked glutinous rice and spread it thinly in the centre of a banana leaf. Add 1 tablespoon of filling over. Top with another tablespoon of rice. Roll up neatly and secure ends with toothpick or staples. Brush rolls with a little cooking oil. Grill for about 15 minutes. Turn the rolls round occasionally.
Sorry I thought the recipe in her cookbook will be in kuali.com. Since it's not, I typed it here for those who requested. But bear in mind, I didn't use her recipe, but her recipe is a guide for those who wants to make it.