Kuih koci (cashew nut and coconut filling)

5 servings
25 min
15 min


Number of serving: 5
2 cups glutinous rice flour

1 cup coconut milk

15 pandan/screw pine leaves

Pieces of banana leaves - pour some hot water over to soften and then wipe dry


1/4 cup grated coconut

1/2 tbsp white sugar

50g crushed roasted cashew nuts

a pinch of salt.


  • Blend/process the pandan/screw pine leaves with coconut milk. Strain to remove the leaves.
    Pour this liquid into the rice flour little by little and mix to get a thick dough.
    Add some green coloring if you like.
    Add water if the dough does not form.
    For the filling, fry all the ingredients together for about 5 Min's and remove from heat.
    Roll the dough in round balls (size depends on how big or small you like).
    Press the center, add the filling and seal/close by pushing the dough together.
    Place on a banana leave and wrap over to a flat shape.
    Steam for about 10-15 mins and its done.


Kuih Koci (Cashew nut and Coconut Filling), photo 1
Kuih Koci (Cashew nut and Coconut Filling), photo 2


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