I broke my original mould and I am using the Moon Cake mould instead. This is a Teo Chew favourite snack.


  • Ingredients for Dough

  • 200 gms Rice Flour

  • 50 gms Tapioca Flour

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 350 ml Boiling Hot water

  • 2 tablespoons of mashed strained beetroot juice for colouring

  • Ingredients for the fillings

  • 2 cups White Glutinous Rice (wash, soak for 4 hours or overnight)

  • 50 gms dried prawns(soak in water, drained)

  • ½ cup dried mushrooms (soaked, drained and sliced)

  • 1 tablespoon Fish Sauce

  • 1 tablespoon Sesame oil

  • 3 tablespoons water

  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil


  • 1.

    Method for making dough

  • 2.

    Add flour and salt into a mixing bowl.

  • 3.

    Pour boiling hot water and using a wooden spoon, quickly stir to mix together

  • 4.

    Cover the bowl with a plate.

  • 5.

    Let it stand for 10 mins(to cool it)

  • 6.

    Remove and add beetroot juice and knead to form a dough.

  • 7.

    Method for Filling

  • 8.

    Put glutinous rice in steamer and steam for about 30 minutes until cooked.

  • 9.

    Set aside.

  • 10.

    Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in frying pan.

  • 11.

    Add dried prawns and stir fry till fragrant.

  • 12.

    Add mushrooms and remaining ingredients and stir fry thoroughly.

  • 13.

    Add steamed glutinous rice and fry till well mixed.

  • 14.

    Add water if too dry.

  • 15.

    Leave to cool.

  • 16.

    Method for making the pie

  • 17.

    Take a portion (50 gms) of pink dough.

  • 18.

    Flatten it into a round disc and add about 2 tablespoons of cooked glutinous rice.

  • 19.

    Pull the sides up to make back into ball.

  • 20.

    Put the dough in the mould, press to flatten.

  • 21.

    Turn over, and knock on the side of the mould to release the dough.

  • 22.

    Brush it with a little oil, steam over rapid water for 10 mins.

  • 23.

    Serve with sweet sauce or chilli sauce.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (12 servings)

  • Energy 265kj
  • Fat Total 4g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Protein 5g
  • Carbohydrate 52g
  • Sugar 0g
  • Sodium 255mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Dip your hands with oil when kneading the dough to prevent the dough from sticking. Adding braised peanuts and chinese sausages to the filling will give it more flavour.

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