• Prep Time 20 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 4 people
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Ingredient

  • 350g rice flour
  • 25g green bean flour (lek tau hoon)
  • 250ml coconut water
  • 350g sugar
  • 150ml toddy
  • 50ml santan
  • A few drops of pink colouring


  1. Mix rice flour and green bean flour with coconut water and blend well to form a smooth batter. Put aside to leaven for 30 minutes.
  2. Add sugar, toddy and colouring. Allow to leaven for eight hours. Cover with a piece of damp cloth. If the weather is fine and hot, close the container and put it in the sun for about four hours.
  3. Add santan and mix well. Prepare small patty cups by steaming them empty for five minutes. Pour batter into cups three-quarters full and steam for 20-25 minutes in high heat over rapid boiling water.

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2 thoughts on “Nyonya Huat Kueh (Penang style)”

  1. Anthony yeo - December 29, 2014 at 2:29 pm

    Dear Amy
    Can we replace toddy by other alcohol or omit entirely?
    Thank you
    Happy New Year !

  2. lim hooi lin - July 12, 2015 at 10:21 pm

    Dear Amy, I too like to ask the same question. Can we omit toddy?


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