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

Recipe Ingredient

  • 450g pumpkin
  • 200g castor sugar
  • 200g tapioca flour
  • 50g green pea flour (lok tau fun)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 150ml thick coconut milk
  • 350ml water
  • 150g white grated coconut, from a young coconut mixed with 1/2 tsp salt.


  1. Peel or skin the pumpkin and cut into cubes. Steam the pumpkin until soft then blend or mash into a fine paste.
  2. Mix pumpkin paste with sugar. Stir until sugar dissolves. Add tapioca flour, green pea flour, salt, coconut milk and water. Mix into a smooth batter.
  3. Steam small Chinese teacups for 5 minutes until hot. Stir the batter thoroughly then fill the teacups.
  4. Steam over medium heat for 20 minutes. Cool the kuih then remove from the cups. Roll in grated coconut mixed with salt.

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