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Kuih Talam with Topping

Product Used for the Recipe
AJI-SHIO® Flavoured Pepper Seri-Aji® Kampung Style Fried Rice
Ajinomoto Malaysia
Recipe Description

One of the most appetising traditional recipes. The vibrant color combination makes all appeal to the Kuih Talam with Topping.

Serving Suggestion

Serving suggestion: 4-6
Tip: Wipe water off the lid of steamer to prevent water from dripping onto kuih.

Suggested size for tray: 10 inch (W) x 10 inch (L) x 3 inch (H)

Ingredients for kuih:
230 gm Rice flour
20 gm Tapioca flour
12 gm SERI-AJI® Kampung Style Fried Rice Mix
200 gm Yam, cut into small cubes & cooked until soft
300 ml Coconut milk
700 ml Water
To taste Salt
Garnishing ingredients:
50 gm Dried shrimps (geragau), washed & fried without oil till dry
50 gm Fried onion
1 Red chilli, seeded & finely sliced
1 Green chilli, seeded & finely sliced
1 stalk Spring onion, finely sliced
1 stalk Spring onion, finely sliced
Topping ingredients:
100 gm Chicken, minced
100 gm Prawns, minced
12 gm SERI-AJI® Kampung Style Fried Rice Mix
1 Onion, finely sliced
2 cloves Garlic, finely sliced
1 Red chilli, finely sliced
2 Green chillies, finely sliced
1 tbsp Curry paste
To taste AJI-SHIO® Flavoured Pepper
Sauce ingredients:
10 Red chillies, blended
1 tbsp Brown sugar, boiled in 50 ml water
1 tbsp Chilli sauce
1 tbsp SERI-AJI® Kampung Style Fried Rice Mix
To taste Sugar

Method to Prepare Kuih:

  1. Combine rice flour and tapioca flour.
  2. Dissolve salt and SERI-AJI® Kampung Style Fried Rice Mix in water. Pour onto the flour mixture.
  3. Add coconut milk into the mixture. Stir to combine all the ingredients.
  4. Pour into a wok and cook until it thickens a bit.
  5. Line the tray with a piece of food-grade plastic paper (transparent) and grease around it with a little bit of oil.
  6. Pour the kuih batter into tray, add in yam cubes. Steam for 30 minutes.


Method to prepare topping:

  1. Brisk fry shallots and garlic until fragrant. Then add in curry paste, red and green chillies. Saute until aromatic.
  2. Stir in minced prawn and chicken, followed by SERI-AJI® Kampung Style Fried Rice Mix. Mix until cooked through and set aside.


Method to prepare sauce:

  1. Heat wok without oil. Saute blended red chilli until fragrant and separating from the oil.
  2. Add in chilli sauce and brown sugar. Mix until well-combined.
  3. Put in sugar to taste and SERI-AJI® Kampung Style Fried Rice Mix. Stir until it thickens and put aside.


Final Stage Preparation:

  1. Pour the sauce onto kuih talam. After that, top with topping.
  2. Sprinkle the garnishing ingredients in this order: dried shrimps, red chilli, green chilli and spring onion.
  3. Steam for 15-20 minutes until cooked and remove from heat.
  4. Sprinkle fried onion and Chinese celery.
  5. Cut and ready to serve.
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