Give me some more…

This is the Malay kueh (cake) stall here

Bandong shop/stall

…that I frequent quite a lot including during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. I got there very early that morning so the crowd had not started coming yet. Business sure seemed rather brisk at that time of day on those previous occasions that I was there, mainly parents buying something for their kids to bring to school, so much so that one would have to queue up at the cashier’s counter to pay for one’s purchases.

My girl’s favourite, their cucur (fried fritters) are a best seller, 3 for RM1.00…

Cucur

…and will be sold out in no time at all. I guess the guy will fry some more if there is any more batter and if the time is right like how he would replenish the fried noodles (RM2.00 a cup)…

Fried mee

…when he sees that it is running out. I did buy the noodles once and though it was very good, it was the fried kway teow (RM2.00 a cup)…

Fried kway teow

…that got me coming back to buy some more. Yes, I thought it was very nice and I really enjoyed it.

Since I was there already that morning, I thought I would just buy something for tea that afternoon or on the subsequent days. I grabbed a packet of this what-we-called-Kate panggang (RM5.50 for a pack of 5)…

Panggang

…which I feel is no longer what it used to be, not so lemak (rich in santan/coconut milk) anymore but it still has a slight edge over the other good ones.

The pumpkin cake or bingka labu (4 for RM1.00)…

Bingka labu

…that I also bought that day was really good, lemak enough and not too sweet plus the texture was just perfect – not too soft and mushy and not chewy or rubbery either.

I was quite sure this is not called nasi manis (4 for RM1.00)…

Wajik

…as stated on the sign/label. I remember it being called wajik and when I googled that, I found that the full name is kuih wajik pulut manis and yes, it is made of pulut (glutinous rice) and not ordinary nasi (rice) with gula apong (nipah palm sugar). This is one of the Malay kuehs that I enjoyed a lot when I was young and I still do enjoy it to this day.

This stall/shop that used to be called MAK MET’s BREAKFAST STATION is located at the shops along Bandong Walk (2.313869, 111.825808) where PENYET BANDONG is in the evening.

Author: suituapui

Ancient relic but very young at heart. Enjoys food and cooking...and travelling and being with friends.

12 thoughts on “Give me some more…”

  1. Love all the food here especially the cucur udang. The bingka labu sure looks like nyonya bingka ubi kayu.

    The texture is different, ubi kayu or what we call bandong here is a little rough, not so smooth…unless it is all flour, very little tapioca plus it is a lighter shade of yellow.

    1. The bandong is different from nyonya bingka ubi I guess because nyonya bingka ubi is smooth and taste very ubi kayu and is deep yellow/orange colour. you can see it here http://muntalksfood.blogspot.com/2016/02/aroma-nyonya.html

      We have that here, we call it bingka bandong, of course…
      https://suituapui.wordpress.com/2016/04/11/piece-of-cake/
      …and we can also get it at the Chinese kuih stalls – called chiew chu koi. The quality depends on how much tapioca there is, I guess. My mum and aunties used to make their own – we never bought from outside – and after it was cooked, they would brush the top with butter and put it back in the oven for a bit. Needless to say, theirs were a cut above all the rest.

      1. the bingka ubi in your link looks less yellow than the ones here and the texture is not that sticky but I am drooling at that bingka labu which is so orangey in colour with texture that looks more like the bingka ubi here.

        Different taste but just as nice, maybe even nicer.

  2. All looks good. Cucur and pumpkin cake are my choices. Great to have for breakfast or tea time with a cup of hot coffee.

    I envy you in Kuching lah, all the very nice nyonya kuehs available there. They have nice kuehs at this stall but I’d give their serimuka/kuih salat a miss – yet to come across a good one.

  3. Indeed the kuehs look so good… I like the fried koay teow too, near my house there is a Malay lady selling these too and the noodles are normally sold out by 8am or latest 8.30am. 🙂

    Same here! I told my sister about it and that day, she dropped by at around 8 or 9. Of course, it was all sold out, no more for the day.

  4. it can be quite amazing to see the array of different kuih across malaysia -there are still so many types that many of us would never have tried yet 😀

    Yes, so many we’ll be spoilt for choice. I may not have tried them all but I sure have my favourites and I dare say they can give those fancy overrated and very expensive ones from overseas a run for the money…anytime!

  5. I would like you to know that I’m currently in Sarawak and am doing quite a good job of trying as many kueh as I can 😉

    Oh, you are? Enjoy your stay, eat all you can! From your blog, I was thinking you were in Bali right now.

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