23 September 2014

Sweet Potato Mini Angku Kueh

I was busy with making these Sweet Potato Mini Angku Kueh sometime ago. It is half the normal size of angku kueh. Verdict is: next time should make the pastry thicker a bit with less filling so to fit in the mini mould. I love to bite on the chewy soft pastry more than the mung bean filling! Lol! The Angku kueh pastry remained soft on the second day. 

Using previous recipe yield 59 pieces. 

Thanks Eileen for buying the mould for me!

Ingredients for filling:
220g split skinned mung beans (soaked for more than an hour, drain and steam)
120g sugar
150ml pandan water (boil 200ml water with 5 pieces of pandan leaves)
1/4 tsp salt
50g cooking oil

1. Steam the mung beans for about 45 mins, then blend it while hot.
2. Boil 100ml pandan juice, sugar, salt in a wok till boiling.
3. Pour in the blended mung beans and fry.
4. Add in oil and fry till the mung beans mixture almost dry and mix well. 
5. Remove from fire and set aside to cool.
6. Divide the mung beans into small balls.

Ingredients for the pastry:
300g sweet potatoes (steamed and mashed)
200g glutinous rice flour
1 tbsp rice flour
2 tbsp sugar
3 tbsp cooking oil
150ml water (gradually add in may not add all depends on the water content in sweet potatoes)
a few drops of red food colouring

Method for pastry:
1. Mixed all ingredients by hand.
2. Make into a dough, wrap in plastic cling, leave for 20-30 minutes. (keep the dough in fridge)
3. Grab a portion then wrapped in the filling.
4. Dust the mould and dough with some glutinous rice flour before pressing in the dough.
5. Knock out & place on the cut & greased banana leafs.
6. Brush a bit of oil on top of the cut banana leafs before placing the dough on top.
7. Use a steamer, steam on medium heat for 8-10 minutes.
8. When its done, brush oil on top of each kueh to prevent sticking together.


  1. I never tried this; but I certainly would love to. Blessings, Catherine

  2. Hi Tze, I haven't made any Angku Kueh. So I'll just grab a few of your cute mini delicious Angku Kueh for my brekkie ^-^!

  3. That deep green is so pretty. Looks like jade.

  4. u are mostly welcome, Tze.

    such a lovely mini angku, i wish to have some for my breakfast today, hi hi

  5. Hi Tze your mini angku are so cute. Wish I could have a few for my afternoon tea. Thanks for sharing.

  6. 哎哟哟 。。 美极了。爆镜,爆镜。 好喜欢这个akk。如果你在附近,我一定不会放过。哈哈哈 
    那么多个akk,分几个过来嘛 。。。。。。 你这次回国的战品还真不少的。 咔咔咔 !!

  7. Really gorgeous angku kueh, love to the mini size! Been a while since I last make these, now I am so tempted!

  8. Hi Tze, your Akk shape and colours so beautiful!!! Well done :)

  9. I liked this cute little AKK.. So coincidence I have make some too..

  10. I love these! So very pretty and delicious.

  11. Is the deep green also from colouring?

    1. yes, Angie. Using pandan paste + green food colour.


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