Kueh tutu

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Kueh tutu
Kueh tutu.jpg
Type Dumpling
Place of origin Singapore
Main ingredients Rice flour or glutinous rice flour,
filled with ground peanuts and sugar, or shredded coconut
Food energy
(per serving)

56 with coconut filling [1]

= 64 with peanut filling [2] kcal
Cookbook:Kueh tutu  Kueh tutu
A hawker preparing kueh tutu. Here he is scooping the peanut filling into the flour.

Kueh tutu is a traditional Singaporean delicacy. Its composition is similar to putu piring. It is made primarily from rice flour or glutinous rice flour, and contains either ground peanut and sugar (brown) or shredded coconut (red/orange) as its filling. The typical method of preparation involves rapid steaming of the flour and the filling. Once ready, it is served on pandan leaves to add fragrance.

In the 1980s, the invention of special steam carts and stainless steel moulds for making kueh tutu helped popularize this essentially-Singaporean delicacy, with outlets in major supermarkets in Singapore.[3]