Kochi (kuih)


Kuih kochi in Singapore.
Alternative names Kueh kochi
Type Dumpling (Kuih)
Place of origin Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore
Main ingredients Glutinous rice flour
Cookbook: Kochi  Media: Kochi

Kochi (also known as passover cake in English) is a Malaysian dumpling (kuih) made from ground unpolished glutinous rice. For the Eurasians in Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore, this snack is often sold at funerals. The black colour of the unpolished rice symbolises death, while the sweet filling represents resurrection.

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