Tepung Pelita

It got it’s name from the pandan leaf casing, used to wrap this famous two layered tea time favourite, that resembles a traditional green lamp. Make your loved ones happy by making your very own homemade version, don’t worry if they don’t look perfect, because they’re definitely be yummy! 😄

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 Ingredients for bottom layer:
 4 Pandan Leaves
 1 cup Water
 Â½ cup Rice Flour
 Â½ cup Sugar
 Â½ tbsp Lime Water
 Ingredients for top layer:
 200ml Coconut Milk
 2 tbsp Rice Flour
 Â¼ tsp Salt


  1. Cut the pandan leaves into a blended and add 1 cup of water and blend. Strain the pandan juice and put it back into a clean blender.
  2. Add in the rice flour, sugar and lime water and then blend until all smooth.
  3. Pour the pandan mixture into a pan and on low heat keep stirring until the mixture starts to bubble.
  4. Slowly add the pandan mixture into small containers (we used folded banana leaves but you could use small glasses or cups) - then set them aside
  5. In a clean blender, add the coconut milk, rice flour and salt - to make the top layer.
  6. Pour this mixture into a pan on low heat and stir until it starts to bubble.
  7. Carefully spoon the coconut mixture into the containers on top of the pandan mixture (which should have hardened slightly)
  8. Put the containers into a fridge and chill for about 3 hrs

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