Glutinous rice is a rice cultivar which has been bred to be particularly sticky and dense. It is cultivated in the Philippines and other Asian countries and is used in the cuisine of many Asian nations. Although the name implies that the rice contains gluten, it is gluten free, with "glutinous" being used in the sense of "sticky" in this instance. Heating Procedures: Steamer – Steam for 5-10 minutes. Microwave Oven – Place suman in a microwaveable container with a small amount of water, cover it and heat for 2-5 minutes. Available in a pack of 6 and 12.