Onde Onde, a Classic Traditional Kuih in Malaysia
Onde Onde (Ondeh -Ondeh) is one of the most popular traditional Nyonya kuih (cakes) in Malaysia. This great favourite is also known as Kuih Buah Melaka. This version of Onde Onde makes softer Nyonya Onde Onde as mashed sweet potatoes is added into glutinous rice flour to make the dough before wrapping in palm sugar (gala Melaka) filling. They also stay soft the whole day without turning hard. That is of course, provided they are not gone by then. These Onde Onde are so good, you will realise you can never seem to make enough of these.
Chewy and Soft, Filled with Molten Aromatic Palm Sugar and Coated with Grated Coconut
These delicious Onde Onde are soft glutinous rice balls, infused in pandan juice, filled with aromatic palm sugar, then coated in a sweet, fresh and pleasant taste of grated white coconut. They are marble-size balls and has a soft but chewy texture. The sweetness of the melted palm sugar that’s in it literally explodes in your mouth when you take a bite into these chewy balls. Just be sure to stay patient to let the cooked Onde Onde cool to warm or room temperature, before popping into your mouth as the melted palm sugar can be very hot.
A Popular Classic Dessert, Simply Delicious
These petite looking Onde Onde make a popular dessert or a scrumptious tea-time snack anytime, anywhere and for any occasions. They’re simply irresistible and super addictive too. You can never stop with just one mouthful.
As usual, Enjoy!