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

Recipe Ingredient

  • 8 thick slices nien koh
  • 8 slices sweet potato
  • 8 slices yam
  • Batter:
  • 120g rice flour
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 200 to 250ml water
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp slaked lime (kapur)


  1. Sift rice flour, plain flour, salt and baking powder into a mixing bowl. Make a well in the centre and pour in the water. Mix well to form a smooth batter. Set batter aside to stand for 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Add in the slaked lime just before use. (If slaked lime is not available, use a teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda.) Sandwich a slice of nien koh in between a slice of sweet potato and a slice of yam.
  3. Hold together tightly and dip into the batter. Drop into heated oil and deep-fry till golden brown. Drain well before serving.

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