Kuih Kosui – adapted from Travelling Foodies recipe


  • 130g gula melaka
  • 100ml water
  • 2 pandan leaves – knotted
  • 75g rice flour
  • 35g tapioca flour
  • 1 tsp alkali water (Kan Sui)
  • 50g grated coconut
  • 3 pandan leaves
  • A pinch of salt


  1. Melt gula Melaka with the water and pandan leaves and to it add enough water to make a total of 500ml liquid. Cool
  2. Mix the flours together with the strained syrup till smooth and strain this mixture as well to remove any lumps
  3. Steam the slightly oiled teacups
  4. Pour batter into a saucepan and over very low fire stir until it coats the back of a wooden spoon.
  5. Pour batter into tea cups or moulds until three-quarters full. Steam for about 15 min over very low heat until it changes to a darker colour. Remove and cool.
  6. Place grated coconut n cut pandan leaves in a plate n steam for 10 mins
  7. Remove the kuih from the cups when fully cool n serve with the grated coconut
By |2017-12-01T09:54:04+08:00September 4th, 2015|Kueh|0 Comments

About the Author:

Leave A Comment

Specify Facebook App ID and Secret in Super Socializer > Social Login section in admin panel for Facebook Login to work