|Here's the close-up ... |
see the bananas ... yummy
As a kid, all I knew was to eat and to enjoy whatever desserts or kuehs she'd made ... but these are the few names I could remember : Kuih Seri Muka, Kueh Jagung, Pisang Hoon Kueh, Tapioca Kueh, Kuih Dadar, Sweet Potato Ondeh Ondeh, Goreng Pisang, Kuih Lapis etc.
Savoury types : Steamed yam cake, traditional dumplings etc.
As these traditional kuehs are easily available, I hardly make them. But recently I've made a few ... to reminisce about my late mom's cooking and some fond childhood memories :
Kuih Seri Muka
Steamed Tapioca Kueh
A variation using the recipe of Kueh Jagung ... So here's some Pisang Hoon Kueh for the family.
Banana Hoon Kueh (Pisang Hoon Kueh)
2 medium-sized ripe bananas, thinly sliced
50g Hoon Kueh Powder
100ml coconut milk
35g or 3 tablespoons white sugar (adjust the sweetness to your preference)
Pinch of salt
2 pieces of pandan leaves (about 6 inch length)
1. In a pot, mix the Hoon Kueh powder, sugar, coconut milk, water and stir or whisk it lightly till dissolved and smooth.
2. Cook with low flame, add in the salt and pandan leaves and stir the mixture continuously till it is slightly thickened (about 3 minutes). Bring to a boil and add in the sliced bananas, off the flame. Give a few more stirring. The mixture should be thick, but still quite smooth and runny. Discard the pandan leaves.
3. Pour the mixture into a container and spread evenly with the back of a spoon.
*you could also wrap it with banana leaves.
4. Leave it to cool then chill in the fridge for a few hours. Served cold.
|Having my Pisang Hoon Kueh with |
a cup of freshly brew tea latte!
Boy : Taste very nice. Like the Kuih Jagung you made. Like the texture. .. just right ... not too hard or soft, nice with bananas.
Mom : Yes, I reduced slightly on the Hoon Kueh powder and sugar.
Well, enjoying our weekend afternoon snack ^-^!
Have a sweet weekend :D
I'm submitting this post to Best Recipes for Everyone March 2015 Event Theme: My Favourite Traditional Kueh organized by Fion of XuanHom’s Mom and co-hosted by Joceline - Butter, Flour & Me.
This post is linked to the event; Little Thumbs Up organised by Zoe from Bake for Happy Kids and Doreen from My Little Favourite DIY, hosted by
Faeez from BitterSweetSpicy for March 2015 theme - BANANA
Hi Karen. Thanks for bringing back the memory! This is so wonderful. Yes! Yes! This is my childhood kueh keuh. I came from Penang and my mum is half Peranakan. My siblings and I had tasted many authenthic Peranakan dishes. But sad that none of us inherited the recipe as we didn't know how to appreciate cooking when younger.ReplyDelete
Hi Amy, you're welcome ... glad that it brings some fond memories to you too. Yes, I also kinda regret didn't inherit those yummy recipes from my late mom.Delete
Karen, you banana hoon kueh reminds me of a Malay kueh called Lepat Pisang. The kueh is wrapped in bananas leaves and steamed. Your banana hoon kueh looks good to me and how I wish I could eat one!ReplyDelete
Thanks. I've not tried the steamed ones .... think I could checkout the Malay food stalls.
hello karen。滑嫩的 hoon khew kuih。很棒。。ReplyDelete
我之前也 try 了 sweet corn hoon khew kuih。
You're welcome Joceline. Thank you for being the host to the event too ...Delete
All your everyday kuehs kuehs are so yummy ...
Your banana hoon kueh looks yummy! I, too, have always wanted to try at making more traditional kuihs, I told myself I must make at least one kuih a month this year, but so far....nothing yet! :(
Hee hee... Joyce, you have lots of other yummy bakes that keep you busy. This banana hoon kueh is pretty easy to make. Will lookout for your delicious kueh.Delete
Hi Karen, I remember I had this hoon kueh pisang wrapped in banana leaf when I was a kid. Seldom make at this home. Yours definitely looks good, smooth and yummy!ReplyDelete
Thanks Ann. Yes, supposed to wrap in banana leaf but I didn't get it in time ....Delete
This is one of my fav kueh when I was young and I always helped my grandma washing many banana leaves to wrap these kueh in them....
Seeing yours, I'm missing the good old times that I had.
Ya, me too ... missed those good old times having fun "playing" in the kitchen....
Hi karen, i think i never try this kueh before...Would you like share with me ? ;)ReplyDelete
Sure sure Esther, I'm glad to ^-^!Delete
I never try too,with pisang,sure very yummy!ReplyDelete
May I know what Hoon Kueh Powder is? Thanks.ReplyDelete
Hoon Kueh powder is also known as Mung Bean or Green Bean Flour, easily available in supermarkets or Asian groceries shops.
..thanks fr the recipe. Have made it into a Jelly Dessert Bowl and will slice up to serve.ReplyDelete
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