Nonya Kueh Chang

Glutinous Rice and Pork Dumplings wrapped in Pandan Leaf

Preparation info
  • Makes

    6 to 10

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Growing Up In A Nonya Kitchen

By Sharon Wee

Published 2012

  • About

Around May of each year, my mother took orders for her famous kueh chang. They were known for being twice the size of the average kueh chang sold elsewhere. An indelible image of my mother would be of her standing forever beside the dining table as she sliced the hard tang kueh (candied melon), mushrooms, pork and lard into fine cubes. The kitchen would then be turned into a grease pit with tall pots boiling away atop charcoal stoves. The kueh chang were tied into bunches of 10 dumplings ea