- Marinate glutinous rice with borax mixture and 1/2 tsp yellow colouring if desired, for 1-2 hours before use.
- Take a piece of fresh bamboo leaf, fold into a cone shape. Fill about 1/2 of casing with the marinated rice. Wrap into a pyramid shape and bind securely with dried chinese grass or string.
- Bring water to a boil. Add the alkaline water and borax. Put in about 2 bundles of dumplings and boil for 3 hours. Add boiling water whenever necessary. Remove and hang to dry.
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