Angku Kuih (Red Tortoise Cake) Recipe | Easy Asian Recipes
Steam green bean over boiling water for 30-40 minutes till soft.
Blend or mashed green bean till become a paste.
In a wok, combine green bean paste, sugar and oil. Stir on low medium heat till thick and do not stick to your hands.
Cool it and shaped into 30 balls of about 20g. ( The size of filling will depend on the size of your mould).
Mix coloring, wheat starch and water. Stir till blended.
Add in boiling water and mix till smooth and become translucent.
Add in sugar, glutinous rice flour, sweet potatoes and water gradually. Knead till combined.
Slowly add in oil and keep on kneading till smooth and do not stick onto your hands.
Lightly grease the cut banana leaves with oil.
Divide skin dough into 30 pieces. Flatten each dough into 1/4 inch thick and wrap the filling inside. Roll into a ball.
Lightly dust the Angku mould with glutinous rice flour. Press the dough ball into the mould and lightly knock it out.
Place Angku on the banana leaf.
Steam over boiling water for 10 minutes.
Brush the surface of the cooked Angku with oil to give it a glossy look.