Kuih Traditional

Kuih Traditional

A Taste of Tradition

Indulge in the rich flavors and heritage of Langkawi with three beloved local confectioneries: Peneram, Loyang, and Kekaras. These traditional Malay sweets offer a delightful taste of the island’s culinary traditions, crafted with love and passed down through generations. Perfect as a treat for yourself or as a gift to share, these confections are sure to enchant your taste buds.


Sweet and Chewy Delight

  • Description: Peneram, also known as Kuih Peneram or Peniram, is a popular traditional Malay confectionery made from rice flour and palm sugar. Shaped into small rings, these deep-fried treats are sweet, chewy, and slightly crispy on the outside, with a rich caramel flavor from the palm sugar.
  • Ingredients: Rice flour, palm sugar, and a hint of pandan essence for a fragrant aroma.
  • Perfect For: Enjoying with a cup of tea or coffee, or as a delightful snack anytime.


Crispy and Golden Goodness

  • Description: Loyang, also known as Kuih Loyang or Honeycomb Cookies, is a traditional Malay cookie known for its intricate, honeycomb-like pattern. Made from a batter of rice flour, coconut milk, and sugar, these cookies are deep-fried to a golden crispiness, offering a light and crunchy texture with a subtle sweetness.
  • Ingredients: Rice flour, coconut milk, sugar, and a touch of turmeric for color.
  • Perfect For: Festive occasions, tea time, or as a crunchy snack to share with friends and family.


Nutty and Crunchy Treat

  • Description: Kekaras, also known as Kuih Kekaras or Kerepek, is a traditional Malay snack made from a mixture of rice flour and grated coconut, shaped into small rounds or twists, and deep-fried to perfection. The result is a nutty, crunchy treat that is both savory and slightly sweet.
  • Ingredients: Rice flour, grated coconut, sugar, and a pinch of salt for balance.
  • Perfect For: Enjoying as a snack on-the-go, or serving as a tasty accompaniment to your favorite beverages.

Experience the Flavors of Langkawi

Each of these local confectioneries – Peneram, Loyang, and Kekaras – offers a unique taste experience, reflecting the rich culinary heritage of Langkawi. Whether you’re indulging in these treats yourself or sharing them with loved ones, you’ll be savoring a piece of Malay tradition with every bite.

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