Chwee Kueh

Chwee Kueh
Pronunciation: chuuee kueh

A type of steamed rice cake that is usually eaten with chye poh (preserved radish). To make Chwee Kueh, rice flour and water are mixed together to form a viscous mixture. The mixture is then placed in small cup-shaped containers and then steamed. When scooped out, the rice cakes takes the shape of the containers.

How do you determine a good Chwee Kueh? You can do so by shaking the plate, and if the Chwee Kueh wobbles like jelly, it is a sign that they are close to perfection. Also, the best tasting Chwee Kueh will come with a chilli paste that is made from Hae Bee (small dried shrimps).


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