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Jasmin Rice Pea Balls

Left over Jasmin rice from the day before, pity to throw it away instead here is what happened. Rolled into balls and made a starter out of it.

Here is how it went. When you cook the rice use less water than normal. When Jasmin rice is about to cook add 1/4 cup of coconut milk and let it soften and dry out. Now you can make a delicious rice balls for starter.

Jasmin Rice Pea Balls

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Serves: 2 Cooking Time: 35 mins


  • For jasmin rice
  • 1 cup Jasmin rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 2 pods of cardamon crushed.
  • 1 cup sweet peas
  • 1 small head of broccoli
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • Dash of thyme
  • Dash of white pepper
  • Dash of nutmeg



Cook the rice with two cups of water on high heat, when the rice is almost cooked lower the heat to minimum and add coconut milk and allow it to simmer until rice gets soft then remove from heat and allow to cool. Since we used rice from the previous day, you can start to make rice balls immediately.


First cook the sweet peas, sauteed in coconut oil with cumin powder, turmeric powder, nutmeg, black pepper, salt and set a side.


Second roll up a teaspoon of cook jasmine rice into balls. You have to oil your hands with coconut oil, so the rice does not stick to your hands. You have to make a ball then press it falt then make a ball again and press it flat and make the ball the third time and placed on the plate. In this way, the balls remain whole and firm.


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