Where to Buy – Glutinous rice flour is now widely available. Previously, it was only available in Asian markets (typically the Thai brand Erawan), but you can now find it in some mainstream supermarkets under the Bob’s Red Mill brand (labeled as sweet white rice flour).
What alternatives are there to glutinous rice flour?
Alternatives to glutinous rice flour – Rice flour is the best substitute for glutinous rice flour. In addition, the majority of rice flour substitutes, such as potato starch, cornstarch, and tapioca starch, can also serve as substitutes for sweet rice flour.
Use the above guide if you want to use these ingredients as alternatives. Otherwise, you may utilize the alternatives provided below. Arrowroot flour/powder – can be used in baking and cooking similarly to glutinous rice flour. It is a gluten-free ingredient without flavor. Sorghum flour – can be used as a direct replacement for sweet rice flour, but it’s best for baking.
Almond flour can be used as a substitute, but its distinctive flavor makes it ideal for baking. To substitute glutinous rice flour with almond flour, use 1 1/2 cups of almond flour.
What Is Mochi Made Of? – To make homemade mochi, you will need the following ingredients: Red Bean Spread You can purchase sweetened red bean paste (also known as adzuki bean paste or anko) at the store, or you can make it yourself using our straightforward recipe.
Glutinous Rice Flour Obtain glutinous rice flour (mochigome) rather than ordinary rice flour. This ingredient is essential for the characteristic chewiness of mochi. Green Tea Powder The complex, earthy flavor of green tea powder (or matcha) pairs well with mochi. Additionally, it gives the dessert its beautiful green color.
Water The ideal consistency of the dough is created by the addition of water (and making it easier to work with). Plain white granulated sugar will add the perfect amount of sweetness. Cornstarch Cornstarch prevents dough from sticking when rolled out.
Can I substitute cornstarch for glutinous rice flour in mochi?
When rice flour is used as a thickening agent or in gluten-free baking, cornstarch can be substituted with similar results. However, glutinous rice flour cannot be substituted for cornstarch when making mochi.
Is jasmine rice glutinous?
Which type of rice is used to make sticky rice? The required rice type is jasmine rice. Named after the fragrant jasmine flower, it is grown in Thailand and has a slightly sweet, fragrant flavor and a sticky, glutinous consistency. Do not attempt to use other types of long grain rice.
The primary distinction between the two flours is the type of rice grain used in their manufacture. Rice flour is made from long-grain, non-glutenous brown or white rice. Mochiko is a sweet rice flour derived from mochigome, a glutinous, short-grain sweet rice also known as’sticky rice’
Which rice brands contain glutinous rice?
Sticky rice is commonly referred to as “glutinous rice” or “sweet rice.” Each of the following brands is excellent: Sanpatong, Butterfly, and Golden Phoenix (Three Ladies Brand). Our Ingredients Index provides additional links to Thai ingredients. Copyright 1995 Kasma Loha-unchit, in Fish Rain All privileges reserved Back to the top