Black Sticky Rice

         Yield: 4 Servings
Categories: Asia, Thai

1 c Black glutinous rice Cold water 1/4 ts Salt 1 c Freshly grated coconut 2 tb Sesame seeds 4 tb Palm sugar or dark brown -sugar Wash rice well and soak in cold water overnight. Drain the rice and place in a perforated steamer. While the rice steams, grate the coconut and toast the sesame seeds. Toast the seeds in a dry frying pan over medium heat, stirring or shaking the pan to brown the seeds evenly. As soon as they are deep golden brown, turn them onto a plate. Bruise lightly together with the sea salt. Serve the rice warm or at room temperature, with sesame seeds, coconut and palm sugar.