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~ Tape Ketan Starter to Make Fermened Glutenous Rice ~
Product Description Tape Ketan is a fermented sticky [glutinous] rice prepared in Indonesia [ketan means glutinous rice]. Tape has a sweet taste with amounts of alcohol, somewhat resembling Japanese sake in essence. The amount of alcohol in tape is mostly dependent on the fermentation process or duration, but alcohol may range between 7 - 10 percent. The sweet taste with amounts of spirit of alcohol of tape is the main features in tape's taste sensation and aroma.
Traditional it is dyed green in colour, this is optional as most use food colouring to produce the effect.
How Tape Ketan is Made
Tape Ketan is prepared by cooking glutinous white rice with water, cooling and inoculating the cooled rice with ragi mold spores. The correct amount of ragi spores are added per recipe. The ragi spore powder is stirred in the cooled rice-mixture, and then the ingredients are placed in a covered bowl and allowed to ferment at room temperature [about 85 F] for 1-3 days.
Detailed instructions included for making Tape Ketan to produce more than 3 lbs of delicious fermented sticky rice.
1 package contains 20 Gr. Tape Ketan Starter, enough to make more then 3 lbs.
Last Update 03/2017