• Prep Time 20 minutes
  • Cook Time 15 minutes
  • Serving For 8 people
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Description

In this ‘This is in-Kuih-dible’ series, Kuih Cara is a traditional Malaysian kuih that is very popular with the public. It is delicious and crispy on the outside, sweet soft, and slightly juicy on the inside.

Recipe Ingredient

  • 150 g wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp margarine
  • 1 drop green food colouring
  • 300 ml water
  • 2 pandan leaves
  • 50 ml coconut milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 3 tbsp sugar (heaped)


  1. Place all the ingredients, except the oil and sugar into a blender and blitz until batter is smooth.
  2. Place a kuih bahulu mould on a stove over low heat, then lightly grease with oil.
  3. Pour the batter into the mould, filling it until it is about ¾ full.
  4. Cover the mould with the lid and cook for about 3 minutes.
  5. Lift the lid and sprinkle some sugar into the center of each kuih.
  6. Cover the mould again and continue cooking for another 3 minutes.
  7. Remove the kuih from the mould.

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