Tepung Gomak

Although seeminsgly easy, this does take a little patience and kindness towards the dough to make it work, too much flour or too much water it will be difficult to handle, finding that right balance does take a little time. Tepung gomak is a popular #traditionalkuih often served during teatime. Follow us for more traditional recipes made easy!

Prep Time

15 min.

Cook Time

15 min.

Total Time

30 min.


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 80g Green Mung Beans (lightly toasted to light brown)
 5ml Lime Water (Air Kapur) *Optional
 100ml Water
 ¼ tsp Salt
 120g Grated Coconut
 35g Palm Sugar
 35g Brown Sugar
 2 Pandan Leaves
 ¼ tsp Salt
 100ml Water


  1. Grind the toasted green mung beans in a grinder until it becomes fine, sift it into a plate/bowl then set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine glutinous rice flour, salt & lime water. Add water gradually & kneading it well for about 5 mins until the flour is no longer sticky then set aside.
  3. In a pot, add the water, Palm Sugar & brown sugar and pandan leaves then stir on medium heat until sugar has all melted.
  4. Then add in the grated coconut and stir, then add in the salt, and cook stirring constantly until the filling becomes sticky, then remove from heat & set aside to cool.
  5. Cut a small piece of dough, about 1 tbsp & shape it into a ball, then flatten it out to about ½ cm thickness.
  6. Then put ½ tsp of coconut filling & cover it with the dough, and press gently to flatten it.
  7. Cook the tepung gomak into boiling water and remove when it floats.
  8. Then coat them in the mung bean flour to be served.

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