• Prep Time 25 minutes
  • Cook Time 15 minutes
  • Serving For 8 people
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Description

In this ‘This is in-Kuih-dible’ series, this Kuih Talam is a traditional dessert that are still popular in Malaysia until today. The two signature colors of Kuih Talam is made of Green Pandan and Coconut cream.

Recipe Ingredient

  • Green pandan layer
  • 70g rice flour
  • 25g green pea flour
  • 25g tapioca flour
  • 90g sugar
  • 350g pandanus juice (10 large screwpine leaves, blend with 200g water)
  • Coconut cream layer
  • 25g tapioca flour
  • 30g rice flour
  • 15g green pea flour
  • 3g salt
  • 150g coconut milk
  • 200g water


  1. Green Pandan (Bottom Layer): Combine all the dry ingredients in a bowl and stir in the pandan juice.
  2. Strain mixture into a saucepan and cook over low heat until mixture slightly thickens. Remove from the heat.
  3. Pour mixture into an 8in greased mould and steam for about 20-25 minutes till set. (When you tilt the tray, the mixture shouldn´t wobble). Set aside.
  4. Coconut Layer (Top Layer): Combine all the dry ingredients in a bowl. Stir in coconut milk and water.
  5. Cook over low heat until mixture thickens about 8 minutes. Remove from heat and pour coconut layer onto the green pandan layer.
  6. Steam for another 15 minutes.
  7. Remove from steamer and let it cool for at least 4 hours prior to cutting.

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