Pulut Hitam

Photograph of purple sweet rice soup topped with white coconut cream.
Pulut Hitam serving.

Sweet rice soup, a traditional Indonesian dessert, is surprisingly easy to prepare.

This recipe uses a pressure cooker to eliminate having to soak the rice overnight.


  1. Rinse 200g Glutinous Black Rice.
  2. Add 1.5L Water.
  3. Add 2g Salt.
  4. Cook in pressure cooker (e.g. Instant Pot) on "porridge" setting for 30 minutes.
  5. Allow for pressure to naturally release, perhaps half an hour.

Mix in:


  1. Ladle into serving bowls.
  2. Top with drizzle of about 250mL Coconut Cream.