Type Snack (Kuih)
Place of origin Brunei, Malaysia
Region or state Sabah, Sarawak
Creator Bruneian Malay and Bisaya[1]
Main ingredients Glutinous rice flour, palm sugar
Cookbook: Kelupis  Media: Kelupis

Kelupis (which literally translates to 'glutinous rice rolls' in English)[2] is a traditional kuih for the Bruneian Malay people in the country of Brunei[3] and in the states of Sabah and Sarawak in Malaysia.[4][5] It is also a traditional snack for the Bisaya people as the two ethnics are ethnically related.[1]

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  1. 1 2 "Rice in Many Forms (Kelupis)". New Sabah Times. p. 6. Retrieved 12 October 2014.
  2. Tamara Thiessen (2012). Borneo: Sabah - Brunei - Sarawak. Bradt Travel Guides. pp. 145–. ISBN 978-1-84162-390-0. Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  3. Abd. Latip Talib (2006). Beraraklah awan pilu (in Malay). Utusan Publications. pp. 127–. ISBN 978-967-61-1899-8. Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  4. "Kebudayaan (Brunei)" (in Malay). Papar District Office. Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  5. "An encounter with 'Kuih Kelupis'". Borneo Post Online. 13 March 2011. Retrieved 17 August 2013.
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