Tie one side of the twine somewhere. This is super helpful especially if you are doing this alone. The twine needs to be long enough to tie 5-6 circles. I think 1.2 m is perfect.
Take 2 bamboo leaves. Wipe the water off. Fluffy side (you can see the stem is very obviouface down. The front side needs to face up- it feels smooth.
Put them together- one on top of the other one.
Fold it from 3/Make it into an ice cream cone shape. Make sure there is no hole on the bottom, so the rice won’t drop.
Put 1 tbsp of glutinous rice in it. Press it down, tightly pack it in.
Add in some fried fillings we prepared, some chicken.And 1 salted egg yolks.
Add enough glutinous rice to cover it. Press it again to make sure it is flat and tight.
Right-hand holds it. Use your thumb and forefinger to press two sides in. Left-hand folds the upper leave down.
The last part is that you have to wrap it up along the surface and follow the shape of the zongzi.
Use the twine to tie a few circles from the center.
The amount I gave is enough to make 12 - 15 zongzi. So we need to finish the rest.
The water should completely cover the zongzi. Boil the zongzi for 2-3 hours, depending on the size. During this time, add more water if you need it.