Khao Tom Pad or Khao Tom Mad (Filled Glutinous Rice)

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Khao Tom Pad or Khao Tom Mad (Filled Glutinous Rice)

Khao Tom Pad or Khao Tom Mad is a native Thai dessert made for giving to monks in Tuk Bath Tae Wo, and Aok Pan Sa festivals, and also giving among relatives during the festivals. It is always served before dinner time or to be a food provision during a long journey.

2 kg. long grains glutinous rice
5 cups thick coconut cream (made of 2 kg. grated coconut meat)
1 1/2 cups thin coconut cream
40 - 50 g. salt
800 g. sugar
1/2 kg. cooked black eye peas
2 hands ripe banana

1. Wash the rice 1 time. Soak in deep water for hours. Strain.
2. Mix thick coconut, salt, and sugar together. Stir till the sugar dissolves. Add the mixture into the rice in Step 1. Soak for a while.
3. Put the mixture from Stop 2 into the pan. Stir till the mixture dries. Set aside.
4. Tear young banana leaves. Wipe with wet clothes. (the outer leaves are 7 inches wide, 8 inches long, the inner leaves are 5 1/2 inches wide, and 6 1/2 inches long). Cut both ends of the leaves into oval shape. Put the inner leave on the outer leaves.
5. Spread the rice on the banana leaves. Put some cooked black eye peas. Put ripe banana in the middle of the rice sheet. Cover the banana with some rice. Fold the banana leaves. Tie the two packs of the dessert together tightly.
6. Steam the dessert for 2 hours.

Makes: 60 packs


Michael said...

An amazing dessert. Worth the effort to make. Thanks for sharing !!