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Black Glutinous Rice Pudding (Bubur Pulut Hitam) with Durian
By Justina Lee
Back in those days growing up in Malaysia, desserts were not lavish but they tasted
good. Grandma made a huge pot of bubur pulut hitam in the morning, and the pot was
near empty even before the day was over!
Black glutinous rice pudding or bubur pulut hitam is a thick gooey purplish black
Asian dessert that's sweet, nutty and slightly crunchy. No one in my family can resist
a bowl of warm bubur pulut hitam and some had two bowls in a sitting. Yes, it was
Today's dessert recipe has a rather interesting twist to it and I'm very sure it's
going to be a durian-lover's delight – black glutinous rice pudding infused with
rich durian pulp and then drenched with swirls of thick coconut cream. Now, how's
that for a quick and easy dessert?
Bubur Pulut Hitam with Durian Recipe
300 grams black glutinous rice, soak for 2 to 3 hours
4 pandan leaves
200 grams palm sugar
1 cup thick coconut cream
4 cups thin coconut milk
salt, to taste
1 cup durian pulp (buy the best durian variety you can afford)
How to cook black glutinous rice dessert
Place black glutinous rice, pandan leaves, palm sugar, thin coconut milk, palm sugar
and a pinch of salt in a large pot. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, until
black glutinous rice is tender. If it's too thick, add some water.
Stir in durian pulp. Mix well.
Served the black glutinous rice dessert with thick coconut cream drizzled on top.