This simple guideline will show you how to make xoi gac, or steamed momordica glutinous rice mixed with green bean, in an easy way.
300 g glutinous rice
80 g green bean
150 g ripe momordica
15 g sugar
30 g liquid lard
5 ml rice wine
1. Soak split green beans in cold water for 6 hours; remove the husk; discard crunchy green beans.
2. Soak washed glutinous rice in water for 8 hours; the wash under running cold water and strain off; spinkle rice with salt and toss lightly; add green beans and blend well.
3. Knead rice wine with the aril and seeds of momordica; blend with mixture of rice and green beans; then steam.
4. When glutinous rice is nearly cooked, sprinkle with liquid lard, add sugar and mix well. When glutinous rice is cooked, remove the seeds of momordia.0