Orange Sweet Potato Vegan Seri Muka (Glutinous Rice Kuih) is similar to Nyonya Kuih Seri Muka, the bottom layers of both are made with blue pea flower juice glutinous rice. The upper layer of Nyonya Seri Muka is made with eggs, vegan version seri muka replaces eggs with orange sweet potato.

CHINESE VERSION: 素食Seri Muka-橙薯糯米糕

Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka
 

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Yield: 8-inch square (24 pieces)

Ingredients:

Ingredients for glutinous rice layer (bottom layer):

  • 500 g glutinous rice (soak for at least 4 hours, drained)
  • 3 pcs pandan leaves
  • 220 g thin coconut milk (or mix 25 g of thick coconut milk with 195 g of water)
  • 1 1/4 tsps fine salt
  • 125 g thick coconut milk
  • 5 tsps thick bunga telang juice (blue pea flower juice)

Ingredients for orange sweet potato layer (upper layer):

  • 240 g steamed orange sweet potato*
  • 200 g pandan infused water**
  • 1/4 tsp fine salt
  • 100 g fine granulated sugar
  • 200 g thick coconut milk
  • 60 g plain flour
  • 40 g cornstarch

Instructions:

For glutinous rice layer:

1 Put pandan leaves and drained glutinous rice in baking pan. Add salt to thin coconut milk, mix well, add to glutinous rice. Steam over medium heat for 20 minutes. (Reminder: The glutinous rice used in this recipe is “Pulut Susu”. The soaking time for different types of glutinous rice might be different, adjust the soaking time according to the type of glutinous rice you use.)

Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka
 

2 Discard pandan leaves, fluff half-cooked glutinous rice with chopsticks, then add in thick coconut milk and mix well. Steam again over medium heat for 10 minutes.

Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka

3 Add bunga telang juice to part of the rice, steam over medium heat for 5 minutes.

Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka
 

4 Transfer cooked glutinous rice to 8″ lined square baking pan, press until firm.

Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka

5 Steam again over medium heat for 10 minutes.

Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka

For orange sweet potato layer:

1 *Steamed orange sweet potato: Steam orange sweet potato over medium heat for 20 minutes until very soft. Measure out 240 g of steamed orange sweet potato.

Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka

2 **Pandan infused water: Boil 230 g of water with 2 pcs of pandan leaves until you smell the pandan fragrance. Measure out 200 g of pandan infused water. (Reminder: You may just use plain water if couldn’t get pandan leaf.)

Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka

3 Add salt, sugar and steamed sweet potato to pandan infused water, blend until smooth. Add in thick coconut milk, mix well. Add in plain flour and cornstarch, mix until combined. Strain orange sweet potato mixture through a sieve.

Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka

Combining both layers:

1 Pour orange sweet potato mixture over cooked glutinous rice.

Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka

2 Steam over medium heat for 30 minutes, until fully cooked.

Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka
Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka

3 Set aside to cool completely before unmoulding. (You may dip the pan in cold water to speed up the cooling process if it is without joining parts at the bottom.)

Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka

4 Cut into pieces using plastic knife after unmoulding.

Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka
Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka

Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka

Orange Sweet Potato Vegan Seri Muka

Orange Sweet Potato Vegan Seri Muka (Glutinous Rice Kuih) is similar to Nyonya Kuih Seri Muka, the bottom layers of both are made with blue pea flower juice glutinous rice. 
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Prep Time 35 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 35 mins
Course Dessert, Kuih
Cuisine Southeast Asia
Servings 24 pieces
Calories 166 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

For glutinous rice layer (bottom layer):

  • 500 g glutinous rice soak for at least 4 hours, drained
  • 3 pieces pandan leaves
  • 220 g thin coconut milk or mix 25 g of thick coconut milk with 195 g of water
  • tsps fine salt
  • 125 g thick coconut milk
  • 5 tsps thick bunga telang juice blue pea flower juice

For orange sweet potato layer (upper layer):

  • 240 g steamed orange sweet potato*
  • 200 g pandan infused water**
  • ¼ tsp fine salt
  • 100 g fine granulated sugar
  • 200 g thick coconut milk
  • 60 g plain flour
  • 40 g cornstarch
Makes: 8 x 6inch rectangle

Instructions
 

For glutinous rice layer:

  • Put pandan leaves and drained glutinous rice in baking pan. Add salt to thin coconut milk, mix well, add to glutinous rice. Steam over medium heat for 20 minutes. (Reminder: The glutinous rice used in this recipe is “Pulut Susu”. The soaking time for different types of glutinous rice might be different, adjust the soaking time according to the type of glutinous rice you use.)
    Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka
  • Discard pandan leaves, fluff half-cooked glutinous rice with chopsticks, then add in thick coconut milk and mix well. Steam again over medium heat for 10 minutes.
    Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka
  • Add bunga telang juice to part of the rice, steam over medium heat for 5 minutes.
    Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka
  • Transfer cooked glutinous rice to 8″ lined square baking pan, press until firm.
    Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka
  • Steam again over medium heat for 10 minutes.
    Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka

For orange sweet potato layer:

  • *Steamed orange sweet potato: Steam orange sweet potato over medium heat for 20 minutes until very soft. Measure out 240 g of steamed orange sweet potato.
    Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka
  • **Pandan infused water: Boil 230 g of water with 2 pcs of pandan leaves until you smell the pandan fragrance. Measure out 200 g of pandan infused water. (Reminder: You may just use plain water if couldn’t get pandan leaf.)
    Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka
  • Add salt, sugar and steamed sweet potato to pandan infused water, blend until smooth. Add in thick coconut milk, mix well. Add in plain flour and cornstarch, mix until combined. Strain orange sweet potato mixture through a sieve.
    Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka

Combining both layers:

  • Pour orange sweet potato mixture over cooked glutinous rice.
    Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka
  • Steam over medium heat for 30 minutes, until fully cooked.
    Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka
  • Set aside to cool completely before unmoulding. (You may dip the pan in cold water to speed up the cooling process if it is without joining parts at the bottom.)
    Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka
  • Cut into pieces using plastic knife after unmoulding.
    Eggless Vegan Orange Sweet Potato Seri Muka

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Notes

This recipe yields an 8-inch square divided into 24 pieces.
The nutritional value for reference is for 1 piece of seri muka. 
 

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 166kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 2gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.3gSodium: 156mgPotassium: 108mgFiber: 1gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 1419IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 10mgIron: 1mg
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