How to Cook Biko / Sweet Sticky Rice

by Nix Yu

Great for desserts / snacks


  • Glutinous rice / Sticky rice
  • Coconut milk
  • Sugar
  • Anise or Fennel Seeds
  • Vanilla
  • Mango and sesame seeds for garnishing
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Cook sticky rice in rice cooker. This is 2.5 cups rice. Water should be at a lesser quantity when cooking sticky rice. I used 2cups of water for 2.5cups rice.

    Step 2

    Toast black sesame (for garnishing later). I used fennel seeds as I couldnt find anise. They have the same licorice aroma.

    Step 3

    Coconut powder (didnt have fresh coconut milk :), sugar, vanilla

    Step 4

    Step 1. Dissolve coconut powder in lukewarm water. I used around 2 - 2.5 cups coconut powder.

    Step 5

    Step 2. Toast fennel seeds / anise on pan

    Step 6

    Step 3. After toasting the fennel seeds/anise, pour the coconut mixture

    Step 7

    Step 4. Add sugar. Adjust amount of sugar to your taste.

    Step 8

    Step 5. Add few drops of vanilla.

    Step 9

    Step 6. Stir until you reach a bit of sticky consistency.

    Step 10

    Step 7. Add the cooked sticky rice.

    Step 11

    Here's the finished product, with mango puree, garnished with toasted black sesame and diced mangoes.