Pulut Panggang A Taste of Baked Glutinous Rice

Pulut panggang is cooked glutinous rice with coconut milk wrapped in fresh banana leaves. It has yellow grated coconut stir-fried with dried shrimp, dried chillies, onion, turmeric powder, salt and sugar as a filling. Glutinous rice containing serunding kelapa or cooked grated coconut wrapped with banana leaves grilled over embers or a pan with a slow heat. This way of cooking makes this dish to … Continue reading Pulut Panggang A Taste of Baked Glutinous Rice

Kuih Bahulu A Malay Traditional Favourite

Kuih Bahulu is one of the Malaysian classic cakes that uses three ingredients: wheat flour, sugar and egg. The process to make Kuih Bahulu is delicate. Thus, it required a whole day to make.   The traditional process of making Kuih Bahulu  This is the process that my late mother used to do in the late ’50s. First: Measure sugar and egg On the earlier … Continue reading Kuih Bahulu A Malay Traditional Favourite

Recipe Jemput-jemput Pisang (Banana Ball)

Banana balls are made using overripe bananas, wheat flour, brown sugar, salt and soda bicarbonate to produce a batter with the taste of naturally sweet banana. Banana batter, deep-fried in cooking oil turns to a nice colour of the dark brown banana ball. Traditionally we use fingers to make the round shape of the banana ball. Alternatively, you may use a spoon.  Two ways to … Continue reading Recipe Jemput-jemput Pisang (Banana Ball)

Banana Fritter Coated With Sesame Seed

Pisang Goreng or Banana Fritter is a sweet ripe banana coated in batter and deep-fried in cooking oil.   The ripe banana is soft and could not be fried as it is. It must be coated with batter.   As the hot oil absorb the batter, cook the batter and not directly the banana.  Thus, producing the Pisang Goreng with a crispy texture outside while retaining its … Continue reading Banana Fritter Coated With Sesame Seed

Recipe Bubur Som Som

A delicate sweet porridge with a soft texture that is easily cut through. It uses three main ingredients: rice flour, coconut milk and water.  The syrup that accompanies the dessert gives it a light flavour and it has two types: palm sugar syrup as well as clear syrup.  The original version of syrup is prepared using coarse sugar as the main ingredient. It produces clear water … Continue reading Recipe Bubur Som Som

Getting to know Bingka Ubi

Bingka Ubi Malaysian’s kuih Bingka Ubi is made from baked tapioca mixed with coconut milk, sugar and salt.  The term Bingka Ubi is used by those living in the West Coast and the Southern state of Malaysia while those living in the Northern and Eastern Coast name it  Bengkang Ubi Three types of Bingka Ubi The difference is according to the sugar and tapioca that we used.  Brown Bingka Ubi The white tapioca using … Continue reading Getting to know Bingka Ubi

Kuih Cara: A Malaysian Delicacy With Two Tastes

Kuih Cara is a type of kuih origin from Malaysia. It has two varieties with two different tastes, sweet for Kuih Cara Manis and savoury for Kuih Cara Berlauk. The basic ingredients for Kuih Cara are coconut milk, wheat flour, egg, salt, water and cooking oil. The batter to make these are the same except the colour, shape and fillings of the kuih are different. … Continue reading Kuih Cara: A Malaysian Delicacy With Two Tastes