Balinese Black Rice Pudding is a wholesome dessert from Indonesia made from black rice cooked in coconut milk. The rice pudding is prepared by using the black glutinous rice which is blended with coconut milk, Pandan leaves(optional), Gula melaka ( Palm Sugar) and is garnished with a dollop of coconut cream and banana slices giving us this drool worthy pudding.
The Black rice pudding is a very good option for all the vegan lovers also. It is a must to soak the black rice for a minimum of 6 hours or over night else they will never get cooked so easily. Pandan leaves are optional and they give a nice flavor to the dish. The banana must be ripened to get a good taste. Since Indonesia is the iconic place for growing rice paddies, the black rice pudding forms a major part of Balinese delicacy.