Umar loves this kuih. If he's in his grandfather's(atok) house, his 'atok' is sure to buy this 'kuih' every single day for him. In Ipoh, I yet to find stalls selling this kuih ( and i am not looking hard enough :)), so once a while, he will has this craving for kuih belang. The mummy have to make them for him.
Resepi kuih belang
Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tbsp cornflour 2 cups coconut milk 2 cups water 5 tbsp sugar (to taste) 1/2 tsp salt red food coloring
-prepare a steamer(put in a well oiled 9" round cake tin) -mix all ingredients together(except the food coloring) -mix well(it's easier if you mix everything in a food processor or blender and pulse for a few seconds), then sift so there won't be any lumps -divide into two equal portion -color one portion red
-when the water in the steamer started to boil, pour a ladle of the white batter(I use a soup ladle) into the prepared cake tin which is inside the steamer. -steam for about 2-3minutes, -then pour a ladle of red batter, steam another 2-3 minutes. repeat, until finished (end with red batter- I add a drop more food coloring to this last portion) -steam for 15 minutes -cool before slicing