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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup mochiko sweet rice flour (glutinous rice flour)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • katakuriko, for dusting (potato starch)


Method:

  1. Mix mochiko and Sugar in a bowl.
  2. Add water and mix thoroughly. (will be watery).
  3. Put in a microwaveable dish. Cover with plastic wrap.
  4. Microwave on high for 4 minutes.
  5. Remove plastic wrap. Cool for a few minutes, if preferred. Cut. Serve.

Optional:

Dust with katakuriko or kinako to prevent mochi from sticking everywhere. If you don't have these, you can just put the mochi on cellophane.
Variations for Filling: You can add red bean paste, ice cream, chocolate, etc. in the middle if you want BEFORE you dust. add a teaspoon of filling and pinch edges closed.
Variations for Dough: Add a few drops of food coloring into batter for color variation. A few drops of flavoring (strawberry, grape, orange, blueberry, etc.) may also be added.
 
For chocolate flavor, stir about 1/4 cup melted chocolate chips into mochi batter before cooking.