haig road putu piring

Traditional Haig Road Putu Piring

haig road putu piring stall

Right after my wanton noodle adventure over at Kiat Huat in Haig Road market and food centre, I darted over to Traditional Haig Road Putu Piring stall just a couple of rows away.

It was close to 11:00am, that is the time Traditional Haig Road Putu Piring starts to sell its lovely snack. Putu Piring with a delicious gula melaka centre is the Malay version of our famous local snack Kueh Tutu.

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Indonesia Bamboo Cake

Indonesian Bamboo Cake in Chinatown

Indonesia Bamboo Cake Stall

Indonesian Bamboo Cake also known as Kueh Putu/Putu Bambu as its English name suggests is a traditional Indonesian snack made of rice flour and filled with gula melaka (palm sugar). The ingredients are poured into a hollow bamboo tube and steamed to form a cylindrical shape.

It is served with desiccated coconut and granulated palm sugar. Sounds pretty familiar?? It does if you had eaten our local Singapore snack of Kueh Tutu and Putu Piring before.

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Molly nonya kueh served on old school plate

Molly’s Nonya Cake & Confectionery in Hougang

Molly nonya kueh store front

Holy Molly, Kueh ga-lo-re! That was the first thing that came to my mind when I stepped into Molly’s Nonya Cake & Confectionery in Hougang located just beside the Hainanese Village Food Centre.

I have eaten Molly’s Nonya Kueh at a relative’s birthday gathering many moons ago but had never visited the actual store. I had cravings one day and decided to pay them a visit. Read More