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Hibiscus thai riceballs dunk in coconut milk

Pinky Srini
40 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Hibiscus thai riceballs dunk in coconut milk RECIPE

Believer of the fact that one way to save your traditional recipe is through fusion foods which led me to the idea of traditional thai and south indian sweet delicacy to give a twist with hibiscus which turned out really good

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Navratas
  • Fusion
  • Boiling
  • Dessert
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Cooked rice flour 1cup
  2. Coconut milk 2cup thin milk
  3. Coconut milk 1/2cup thick milk
  4. Milk 1/2cup
  5. Water 3/4cup
  6. Hibiscus 30flowers
  7. Hibiscus syrup 3tsp
  8. Cardamom 2
  9. Ghee 1tsp
  10. Natural red food color (optional) 3 drops
  11. Sesame oil 1+1tsp
  12. Salt
  13. Coconut chunks 1/4cup
  14. Lemon few drops
  15. Sugar 3/4cup minus 1tsp


  1. Clean hibiscus flower and remove stem
  2. Put them in a cup of boiling water and set aside
  3. Add few drop lemon drops and see it's color changing to red
  4. Add salt ghee sesame oil and this hibiscus water mixed with hibiscus syrup at boiling temperature along with milk so that a soft dough is made which is half cooked too
  5. By greasing ur hands with oil make desired shape or balls with the dough
  6. Now in a pan boil water add oil ,one elaichi. Once it's start boiling add half the balls and coconut chunks
  7. Add remaining balls when it start to boil again
  8. Boil till it's done which takes around less than five mins
  9. Just put them in cold water or just give a wash with normal water
  10. In a mixer jar grindcoconut and add one elaichi with half cup of water and take the thick milk and keep aside
  11. Add two cups of water with the same coconut and take second milk and set aside the thin milk
  12. In a broad pan add the thin milk ,sugar and keep stirring until it attains boil
  13. Then add the rice balls along with coconut cook for few mins
  14. Make a corn slurry and add it to the boiling mixture which starts to thicken
  15. Switch of the stove and add the thick milk

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Sana Tungekar
Sana Tungekar   Jul-20-2018

I too love Hibiscus as a flower nd edible stuff with its flavour !Awesome recipe dear

Mona Santosh
Mona Santosh   Jul-20-2018

Loved your recipe as I too love using hibiscus in my mocktails and desserts, when did you add sugar? You did not mention it in your recipe

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