Kuih Tako


Seeing how easy Wendyywy recently made her tako, really attempted myself to try it at home. It’s true … it was really easy to make the tako, indeed I spent more time doing the tako casings from pandan leave than making the tako hahahaha ….   I couldn’t manage to get the mung bean starch, with Wendyywy fast replied & kindly clarification, then I decided to use mix of Hunkwe & corn flour to make it. But I'm satisfy with the result in texture and taste.




Pandan Layer:
25 gr Mung bean starch **
250 ml Pandan juice ++
60 gr Sugar
3 Water chestnuts, peeled and chopped

Coconut layer: 15 gr Mung bean starch **
125 ml Water
125 ml Coconut milk
50 gr Sugar
Very small pinch of salt
Pandan leaves for the tako casings (refer here for the full details)

Method:
- Prepare pandan layer. Mix everything together and cook on medium low heat until it looks transparent and thick.
- Spoon over prepared casings
- Prepare coconut layer. Mix everything together and cook on medium low heat until it thickens. Taste, it should no longer taste floury.
- Spoon over the pandan layer.
- Let cool down to room temperature and it will harden. Best served when chilled.

** I cannot find Mung bean starch, I replaced with half Hunkwe and half corn flour
++ I blended 15 gr Pandan leaves (cut into small pcs) with 300 ml water, strained to get the pandan juice.


9 comments:

  1. Upon seeing your kuih tako really made me craving! ;p

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  2. 茄子 also mentioned in her post that the casing is not easy to make

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  3. Thanks, Wendy for sharing the recipe with us.

    Happy Flour,
    Your recently kuih muih ... all really made me want to visit your place, so I can try it out hehehe ...

    爱丝特,
    Actually, if you refer to Wendyywy step-by-step to do casing, it's not really difficult to make, but frankly speaking it's very time consuming to assemble those :)

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  4. I love kuih tako too, can I have one :D

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  5. wow, great job..especially doing the casing!!! LOL!!

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  6. Ann,
    Sorry, we finished up this batch. It's just my pleasure to serve new and fresh batch for you :)

    Lena,
    Thanks ... LOL

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  7. Eileen@Hundred Eighty DegreesNovember 1, 2011 at 10:26 PM

    This looks good!

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  8. This is beautifully done!! Perfect texture!

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