Jadah Manten, Glutinous Rice Roll Wrapped in Omelet

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Jadah Manten, Glutinous Rice Roll Wrapped in Omelet

Jadah Manten (Javanese Glutinous Rice Roll Wrapped in Omelet)


Jadah Manten 

Javanese Glutinous Rice Wrapped in Omelet
makes 10

Jadah / Glutinous Rice Roll : 
200 grams glutinous rice, soaked in water for 2 hours, drained and steamed for 15 minutes
100 milliliter coconut milk from 1/2 coconut
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 pandan/screwpine leaf
10 bamboo sticks, split
green beans, cut into 2 centimeters long piece

Omelet :
3 eggs
1 tablespoon all purpose flour
25 milliliter water
1/4 teaspoon salt

Filling :
150 grams ground beef
1 salam (Indonesian bay) leaf
1 lemongrass, take only the white part and bruised
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon coconut sugar
1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Spice paste to be ground :
1/2 teaspoon coriander
2 cloves garlic
5 shallots

100 milliliter coconut milk from 1/2 coconut
1/8 teaspoon salt

How to:
Mix flour, egg, salt and water.  Use a 18-centimeter diameter pan and heat up then make thin roll sheets.

In a skillet, heat the oil.  Saute spice paste, salam leaf and lemongrass until fragrant.  Add ground beef, cook until change color. Add salt and coconut sugar. Mix well until cooked through. Remove and let it cool.

1.  In a pot, combine coconut milk, salt and pandan leaf and bring to a boil.

2.  Add glutinous rice and stir gently. Cook until almost dry.  Steam the glutinous rice again for the next 35 minutes.

In a sauce pot, bring all sauce ingredients to a boil.  Continue to stir until the sauce is thickened. Remove and set aside.

1.  Divide the glutinous rice into 10 equal pieces, form to oval shape and firmed.
2.  Flatten the glutinous rice and fill with minced beef filling.
3.  Form to square shape until the filling not seen from outside.

4.  Take 1 omelet sheet, put the filled glutinous rice on a sheet and fold like an envelope.

5.  Split the bamboo and squeeze in an omelette.  Use the green beans* to prevent the omelet from falling out.  Roast the omelets slowly above a charcoal fire. Sprinkle or brush the sauce regulary on top. Then serve.

Indonesia Eats Note:

* Some people will use banana leaves that cut into strips so they look like pieces of string instead of using green beans.

* Ground or minced chicken is an option for the ground beef.

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