This is sweet steamed pumpkin kuih, adapted from Simple Version Caramel Nian Gao recipe, the texture is similar to Steamed Nian Gao with Shredded Coconut, but it is less sweet.

CHINESE VERSION: 椰丝蒸金瓜糕

shredded coconut sweet pumpkin kuih

 

Steamed Pumpkin Kuih with Shredded Coconut | MyKitchen101en

Yields: 48 pieces

Ingredients:

  • 400 g pumpkin flesh
  • 5 pcs pandan leaves
  • 1/2 tsp fine salt
  • 150 g fine sugar
  • 125 g thick coconut milk
  • 125 g plain water
  • 350 g glutinous rice flour

Other ingredients:

  • 200 g fresh shredded young coconut
  • 1/4 tsp fine salt

Directions:

1 Grease and line 8-in/20-cm square baking pan.

shredded coconut sweet pumpkin kuih

 

2 Steam fresh shredded coconut for 5 minutes. Add 1/4 tsp of salt to steamed coconut, mix well. Cover with plate to prevent shredded coconut from drying.

shredded coconut sweet pumpkin kuih

3 Steam pumpkin flesh with pandan leaves for 10 minutes, until softened.

shredded coconut sweet pumpkin kuih

 

4 Blend steamed pumpkin until smooth. Add in salt, sugar, coconut milk and water, mix well.

shredded coconut sweet pumpkin kuih

5 Sift glutinous rice flour. Add in pumpkin mixture gradually, mix until smooth, then pour into baking pan.

6 Steam over medium heat for 45 minutes, until fully cooked.

shredded coconut sweet pumpkin kuih

7 Set aside for 20 minutes until slightly cooled.

shredded coconut sweet pumpkin kuih

8 Unmould pumpkin kuih, cut into small pieces with plastic knife.

shredded coconut sweet pumpkin kuih

9 Coat each with shredded coconut.

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