Rose’s Kitchen

Kueh Talam

Kueh Talam

Ingredient A:

110g mung bean flour

250ml thick coconut milk

250ml water

a pinch of salt

Ingredient B:

1 x 13g pkt agar agar powder

250g caster sugar

1000ml water

Ingredient C:

2 tsp pandan paste

a drop of green food colouring


1. Mix ingredient A together and set aside.

2. Place ingredient B into a pot and bring to a boil. Stir continuously till sugar and agar agar powder dissolves. Turn off the heat.

3. Pour ingredient A into agar agar mixture. Turn on medium heat and stir continuously till mixture is transparent and glossy in appearance. Turn off the heat and divide mixture into two portions.

4. Rinse a seven-inch square mould. Pour one portion of mixture into mould to set.

5. To remaining portion, add in ingredient C and stir well. Spoon mixture carefully on top of first layer.

6. Level the surface and leave to set. When thoroughly cooled, remove from mould and cut into serving pieces. Chill kueh before serving.


March 29, 2007 - Posted by | Nonya Kueh


  1. Hi Rose, I find your blog very interesting. Thank you for sharing. I’m in New Zealand so can’t find pandan paste. Can I substitute with just pandan juice? If yes, what’s the quantity coz it’s watery.

    Comment by Adele Koh | April 22, 2008 | Reply

  2. hi :

    i am sara from malaysia , what is mung bean flour ? can i use others , honkwew – indonesia water chestnut flour ?

    Comment by sara | June 6, 2008 | Reply

  3. Hi Sara,the answer to your question mung bean is green bean that has been shelled and split into halve.Hon kwee is a brand name and it is made from mung bean.Good luck trying Sara.

    Comment by Bree VK | September 2, 2008 | Reply

  4. hello Rose, I find your blog and it’s very interesting 🙂 And I come from France 🙂 , so I really happy to see desserts, cakes etc…. and in the futur I will test your several recipes !
    Thank you so much ^^

    Comment by pachie | October 7, 2008 | Reply

  5. Hi Rose ,
    I just wanted to let you know that you seem like a wonderful person who has gone to alot of trouble to put up these great recipes for people .
    It is much appreciated and you are an admirable , good-willed person 🙂

    Comment by janet | February 2, 2009 | Reply

  6. Can I substitute hon kwee flour with all purpose flour in Talam Kueh?

    Comment by Chan | October 18, 2009 | Reply

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