5. take about 1 tbsp of the ground pork mixture
and form into a ball. roll lightly over the glutinous rice and place on a heatproof plate. continue with the rest of the pork mixture, placing the balls 1/2-inch apart. (you will need at least 2 plates). 6. place the plates in a steamer container or on a bamboo basket in a wok. cover and steam the pearl balls over boiling water for between 25 - 35 minutes, until they are cooked through. steam in two batches if needed.