Jasmine Rice Balls

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Slightly sticky jasmine rice has a light flowery taste. Shaping it into balls is a novel way to serve it.

Tags: Easy, 20 Mins, Side Dishes, Rice & Grains, Thai, Low Fat, Low Sodium, Vegetarian
Serves: 4
Skill level: Easy
Prep time: 5  minutes
Cooking time: 10  minutes
Total: 15 *  minutes

* Cool for 10 minutes.

Additional Information


1 cup (250 mL), rinsed PC Thai Jasmine Rice
1 3/4 cups (425 mL) water
1/4 cup (50 mL) fresh coriander chopped


  1. In small saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add rice; cover and cook over low heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until water is absorbed. Cool for 10 minutes. Stir in coriander.
  2. Wet hands with cold water. Place 2 tbsp (25 mL) of cooled rice mixture into palm of one hand. Use other hand to shape rice into a ball. Place on platter. Repeat with remaining rice. Serve at room temperature with PC Thai Coconut Ginger Soup, or with our Mussels in Green Curry Sauce.

Chef's Tips

If making ahead, leave rice balls at room temperature, covered, for up to an hour. Sticky rice becomes hard if refrigerated.

Nutritional Information

Calories 179 Cal
Fat 0.5 g
Sodium 6.7 mg
Carbohydrate 40 g
Fibre 0.9 g
Protein 3.5 g