Tag Archives: Coconut

Peranakan Prawn & Coconut Rice Roll (Pulut Rempah Udang)

This is a weekend attempt at a recipe that would help to use up my glutinous rice at home. It’s a Peranakan or Nyonya dish called ‘Pulut Rempah Udang‘ which translates to glutinous rice with shrimp. Basically, it is a … Read more

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Layering My Pandan Cake With Eggless Pandan Kaya Filling

Whenever somebody mentions ‘pandan kaya cake’, the brand name Bengawan Solo would come to mind immediately, almost as if one is a synonym of the other. These uniquely green and especially fragrant pandan kaya cakes are not cheap at all; one sells … Read more

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A Dish Of Indonesian Yellow Rice Called Nasi Kunyit

Nasi Kunyit (meaning ‘turmeric rice’), otherwise known as Nasi Kuning (meaning ‘yellow rice’) is an Indonesian rice commonly served at local Malay Nasi Padang stores, that is, stores selling Malay dishes. Nasi Kunyit uses glutinous rice that is steamed with … Read more

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Nonya Kueh Dadar With A Colourful Twist

This teatime kueh is a snack with both Malay and Peranakan origins. In general, ‘kueh dadar’, or ‘kueh ketayap’, refers to rolled up pandan pancakes filled with sweet coconut fillings. It is a common snack readily available at our local … Read more

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Nasi Lemak – Rice With Coconut Milk

Cooking this dish made me realise how unhealthy it is. Apart from the fresh cucumber, the rest of the side dishes are all deep fried; the rice is also cooked in the most unhealthy manner – using coconut milk. No … Read more

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