Seri Muka Durian Marble

A modern combination of durian, coconut milk and glutinous rice makes this kuih the epitome of Malaysian dessert.




500 g glutinous rice, soaked for 4 hours

300 ml coconut milk

300 ml water

2 tsp salt



1. Drain well glutinous rice and pour into a (10” x 10“ x 3”) square cake tin. Line with (16” x 16”) cleaned banana leaves.

2. Pour in coconut milk that has salt added in, steam for 30 minutes until glutinous rice is cook and stir well.

3. Press until compressed.




140 g rice flour

60 g tapioca flour

60 g plain flour

140 g granulated sugar

270 ml coconut milk

470 ml water

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp alkaline water

2 eggs



100 g durian flesh blended with 100 ml of water



1 tsp egg yellow, 1/2 tsp lemon yellow and 1/8 tsp green coloring



1. Mix well all ingredients (A) and strain. Add in ingredients (B) and mix well, stir over medium heat until steam appears. Keep aside.

2. Divide mixture into 2 parts; and add two different hues of yellow color to each bowl. You will have one bowl of egg yellow colored batter and one lemon yellow colored batter.

3. Start by pouring in the egg yellow colored batter over the compressed glutinous rice, then, drop some green coloring in and use bamboo pick to draw the pattern, steam 15 minutes. Then pour another layer of lemon yellow and do the same with green colorings.

4. Repeat the above steps until all batters are used up.

5. Steam the last layer for 20 minutes. Off heat and keep cool.


Recipe by Chef Asma.

Share this article

About Author

nourish! Magazine

Advancing food science, culinary & agrotechnology | MY • SG

Login to post comments

Contact Us

Greenpower Empire Sdn Bhd (1010678-A)


Registered Address: 33-1-5, Mutiara Court, Lorong Delima 20, Green Lane, 11700 Jelutong, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.


Email: [email protected]

Last Posts