- 2 cups of mochiko
- 1 tbsp of sugar
- 3/4 cups of water
- Another tbsp or so of sugar
- 2.5 cups of sweetened, shredded coconut (and you may end up needing more!)
- Food coloring, if desired
Directions:Set a small pot of water on the stove to boil. Mix the mochiko, one tablespoon of sugar, and the water. It will form a stiff dough when it’s ready. (You may need to hand-knead it a little to get it thoroughly mixed.) roll it into balls about the size of a quarter, then drop them, a few at a time, into the boiling water. Lift them out again when they float to the top and drain them very lightly on paper towels. Then sprinkle it with sugar and immediately roll it in the coconut. Voila!
Halved the recipe. Added double the sugar than the recipe indicated.
Added more water than recipe indicated.
Result: SOOOOO Amazing. Make this NOW.
I rolled my boiled mochi in desiccated coconut and sugar. WOW.
Mine were around an inch diameter.
Note: Unhealthy mochi here.