Glutinous Rice Flour is also known as sweet rice flour or sweet rice powder, this flour is made from short-grain rice that becomes moist, firm and sticky when cooked, a result of its higher proportion of waxy starch molecules.
Because of its chewy texture, glutinous rice flour is a favorite base for dumplings, buns and pastries.
Sweets made with glutinous rice flour are popular and widely available throughout Southeast Asia.
Useful Hints: regular rice flour should not be substituted in recipes that call for glutinous or sweet rice flour.
Product of Thailand. Glutinous rice is also called sweet rice, or sticky rice.