Stir the starch and cold water together until you get an even texture.
Heat the mixture to medium, stirring frequently for 8-9 minutes, until the mixture is very thick. If the mixture is boiling before it thickens, turn heat down to stop boiling. The mixture will be thick like jello that needs to set.
Let it set overnight at room temprature to cool down or place it in refrigerator for 4-5 hours.
After the laping is set remove from the bowl that will set like jello.
Preparing Laping sauce
Mince 7 cloves of garlic, chop 1 stalk green onion, chop 1/4 cup cilantro.
Combine garlic, onion and cilantro with 1 teaspoon of salt and rice vinegar, 1/4 cup of sesame oil, 1/4 cup of soy sauce, and 1/4 cup of crushed dried red pepper and stir well. Add red pepper as required.
Drizzle the sauce laping then mix gently until laping is well coated with the sauce.