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... The moist rice is then ground into a fine powder - the powder retains the moisture so even though it is powdery in consistency, when pressed together hard in your fist, it tends to retain a shape ... The moisture in the rice ensures the lumps retain shape ... The resultant dough should be very soft yet retain shape ...
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