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Steamed Purple Sweet Potato Kuih


This Steamed Purple Sweet Potao Kuih is my second attempt as the top layer was too thick on my first try.  So, this time around I decided to reduce the recipe for the top layer and it does look much better!  Taste wise, you may ask .... mmm, soft and not too sweet, good for breakfast or snack, any time of the day!












Recipe for Steamed Purple Sweet Potato Kuih

    Ingredients - Bottom Layer
  • 180 gm rice flour
  • 30 gm green pea flour
  • 300 ml water
  • 480 ml water
  • 220 gm granulated sugar
  • 50 gm steamed sweet potato bits
Method
  1. Mix the rice flour, green pea flour and 300 ml water thoroughly.  Sieve the mixture into a pot.
  2. Add in 480 ml water and sugar, keep stirring and cook on low heat.
  3. Once the mixture  starts to thicken, turn off  heat.  Pour mixture onto an oiled 8.1/2 inch square tin.
  4. Toss in the steamed sweet potato bits.  Steam on medium heat for 25 mins. or till the surface is a bit firm to the touch.
Top Layer
  • 85 gm plain flour
  • 60 gm granulated sugar
  • 100 ml egg, lightly beaten
  • 100 ml coconut milk
  • 3.1/2  Tbsp sweet potato paste
  • 270 ml water
Method
  1. Mix the plain flour, coconut milk, eggs, sweet potato paste and water.  Mix well and sieve the mixture into a pot.
  2. Add in sugar, keep stirring and cook on low flame.
  3. Once the mixture starts to thicken, turn off heat.  Pour mixture onto the surface of the bottom layer.
  4. Cover with a piece of foil to prevent water from dripping onto the kuih.  Steam on medium heat for 35 to 40 mins.
  5. Remove from steamer and let kuih cool completely before cutting it up with a plastic knife.
  6. Serve.



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Comments

  1. Oh....looks sooooo yummy and sweet looking kuih. I love it.

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  2. YUM! I'm definitely going to try this - the top layer looks like it's so soft it pretty much melts in your mouth. Thanks for sharing!!!

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    1. You're more than welcome. Yes, the top layer is smooth and soft.

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  3. Cheah, Your kuih looks so pretty to eat and the pics are pefect with the beautiful scarf.

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  4. I love the gorgeous color of the purple sweet potato, makes me want to have a bite off the screen...

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  5. I love finding amazing recipes like this! I am going to amaze my daughters with this delicious looking creation. They LOVE steamed sweets and cakes :)

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    1. Thank your so much for dropping by. Hope you'll try the recipe.

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  6. Hi Cheah, very extraordinary coloured kuih. Bet many people haven't seen this before. Must give it a try.

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  7. That looks lovely! Like the cubed potatoes in between!

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  8. oh, i supposed this is like a sweet potato kuih talam. I'm sure this is very tasty. i also like that you added the cubed sweet potatoes into it.

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  9. look so lovely! i love this kuih :)

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