Malay Wedding Menu & Recipes – Pulut Hitam

Malay Wedding Menu & Recipes - Pulut Hitam
Pulut Hitam – Black Glutinous Rice with Coconut Cream. Pulut Hitam is made from black glutinous rice sweetened with brown palm sugar. A surrey of creamy coconut milk is swirled over the Pulut Hitam before it is served.

Pulut Hitam Ingredients (serves 10)

  • 250 g black glutinous rice – washed
  • 50 g glutinous rice – washed
  • 3 pandan leaves
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 6 – 7 cups of water for boiling glutinous rice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut cream
  • 1/2 cup low fat milk
  • 1/4 tsp salt Mix
  • 1 tbsp corn flour
  • 1 tbsp water Mix


  • Boil both types of glutinous rice in water with pandan leaves till cooked. Add more water if necessary.
  • When rice is cooked, add sugar and cook under low heat till sugar dissolves.
  • Remove pandan leaves. Add salt and corn flour mixture mixing well.
  • Cook coconut cream and low fat milk with a little salt and serve separately with the bubur pulut hitam.

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