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Kueh Lapis - Layered Dessert Snack

Kueh Lapis, are a small snack or a dessert snack majorly eaten in the south east Asia. These are beautiful, petite snacks colorful and full of flavor. Kueh are generally steamed, rather than baked. Can be easily made at home.
Ingredients
  Coconut 800 Gram, grated
  Water 650
  Rice flour 400 Gram
  Sago flour 280 Gram
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 550 Gram
  Pandan leaves 10
  Food coloring 1 Dash (Red and orange)
  Water 350
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Squeeze the grated coconut with 650 ml water. Top up with more water.
2. Mix the rice flour, sago flour and salt in a bowl. Pour in the coconut milk, a little at a time to get a smooth dough.

MAKING
3. Boil the sugar and pandan leaves in 350 ml water for 10 minutes. Strain the syrup, and add in extra hot water to get 450 ml.
4. Add the syrup to the flour mixture. Stir till well blended.
5. Divide the mixture into 3 portions. Add red and orange food coloring to two portions.

FINALISING
6. Grease a baking tin. Place it in a steamer with boiling water.
7. When tin is hot, pour a layer of the colored mixture into it. Steam for about 5-8 minutes. Pour some of the uncolored mixture on top and steam again. Repeat for the next colored mixture. Continue till all the mixture is used up.
8. When all of the mixture is used up, remove tin from steamer and let kueh cool for 8 hours.

SERVING
9. Cut kueh lapis into slices, serve cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Channel: 
VeganLife
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Smooth
Method: 
Steamed
Dish: 
Candy
Restriction: 
Vegan, Vegetarian
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
8
Story
The best part about Kueh Lapis, and other varieties of kueh is that these are very handy and readily available throughout South East Asia. Kueh are snack that you would always find yourself munching on.
Subtitle: 
Kueh

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