This sweet rice dessert is more commonly known as Kapampangan Kapit or Kulambo in Pangasinan, or simply Kalamay in most other regions.
The sweet rice flour is mixed with coconut milk and sugar and stirred to come together.
What you get is like a blob of sticky paste(not quite an appetizing description, I know) and this is the stage where you add the coconut oil from the latik to keep from sticking.
This may look cooked after 5 minutes, but try to keep cooking on the low heat for at least 10-15 minutes so the flour is cooked thoroughly.
Minus the latik and anise seed, this one resembles the texture and taste of the cooked Chinese Tikoy.
YOUR SWEET RICE DESSERT SHOPPING LIST:
IN THE PANTRY:
1 Make the Latik.
2 Mix the flour, coconut milk and sugar, then strain. Add the anise seed.
3 Place the mixture on a non-stick skillet and stir until they come together, about 5 minutes.
4 Turn the heat to low, and add a couple tablespoons coconut oil from the latik.
5 Flatten to 1/4 inch thick and turn or flip over repeatedly every 3-4 minutes, cooking for a total of about 15 minutes.
6 Set on an oiled banana leaf, cut in serving sizes and top with latik.
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