Baulu a Malay Traditional Kuih

The Malay generation in the early days created kuih with three main ingredients. They use wheat flour, sugar and egg. They named it Kuih Baulu. The ingredients are normally available in the kitchen at their house in village. Kuih Baulu requires simple ingredients but the process to make is delicate with a longer time.  There is no measurement tool to get the right amount of … Continue reading Baulu a Malay Traditional Kuih

Getting to know Bingka Ubi

Many of the Malay kuih we inherit from the older generation are traditionally being served until today. Malaysian can easily find all sorts of Malay delicacies sold by stalls at the roadside.  Usually, our older generation creatively makes kuih from the ingredient that is easily available. Bingka Ubi is one of them. It is made from tapioca that easily grows in our tropical weather.  In … Continue reading Getting to know Bingka Ubi

Cendol and Rojak

What is cendol? Cendol words come from Malaysia. The word was first introduced in 1932 as one form of dish that available in Kuala Lumpur. It is a famous dessert in Malaysia and well-known across South-East Asia. According to Wikipedia, cendol is an iced sweet dessert that contain rice flour jelly with coconut milk and palm sugar syrup. This is another definition that is described … Continue reading Cendol and Rojak

Kuih Cara: A Malaysian Delicacy With Two Tastes

What is Kuih Cara? Kuih Cara is a type of Malay kuih origin from Malaysia. The basic ingredients for Kuih Cara are water, wheat flour, egg, coconut milk, salt and cooking oil. We also add few drops of food colouring to give it a beautiful and appealing look. Kuih Cara has two varieties with two different tastes, sweet for Kuih Cara Manis and savoury Kuih … Continue reading Kuih Cara: A Malaysian Delicacy With Two Tastes

Cakoi Based on Chinese Fried Bread Recipe

What is kuih cakoi?  Cakoi is a Malay word for You-tiao, a type of Chinese doughnuts.  The cakoi made up of basic ingredients such as wheat flour, egg, yeast, baking powder, milk, water, salt, sugar and cooking oil.  The combination of the above ingredients produces a strip of golden brown color dough when cooked using the deep-fried method.  (*Kuih is a broad term for Malay … Continue reading Cakoi Based on Chinese Fried Bread Recipe

Ketupat for Hari Raya

Ketupat in general Do you familiar with ketupat? Ketupat is a type of food. In Malaysia, there are two type of ketupat named, ketupat nasi and ketupat palas. Traditionally, ketupat nasi is a rice-based that is wrapped in the young coconut leaves. While ketupat palas is a glutinous rice-based wrapped in the leaves of pokok palas (fan palm leaves). So, how we want to differentiate … Continue reading Ketupat for Hari Raya