• Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Normal

Recipe Ingredient

  • 250g glutinous rice flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 140ml hot water
  • 2 tbsp thick coconut milk
  • 2–3 tbsp castor sugar
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 'Pink
  • green and yellow edible food colouring'
  • Filling:
  • '1/2 piece gula Melaka
  • finely pounded and mixed with 2–3 tbsp brown sugar'
  • Topping (combined):


  1. Sift glutinous rice flour and salt into a mixing bowl. Add in coconut milk, oil and sugar to mix. Pour in hot water and stir with a wooden spoon to mix until a dough is formed.
  2. Divide dough into four equal portions. Add a different colour to each portion and mix leaving only one portion white.
  3. Roll the dough into small balls and fill the centre with a bit of the combined gula Melaka and sugar mixture. Seal up and roll again evenly into nice round balls.
  4. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Drop the balls into the hot water and cook until they float up.
  5. Remove the balls with a slotted spoon. Drain well then toss in grated white coconut.

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