Kueh Dadar (Nyonya coconut pancake) recipe


  • 200 g plain flour (sifted)
  • 1 egg
  • 300 ml thin coconut milk
  • a dash of green colouring
  • 100 ml corn oil

Kueh Dadar Filling Ingredient:

  • 1 coconut (grated white part)
  • 150 g palm sugar/gula melaka (dissolved in 30 ml hot water)
  • 11/2 tbsp sugar


  • Combine half of the coconut milk with flour. Add in the egg, green colouring and corn oil; beat mixture till well-combined.
  • Gradually pour in the remaining coconut milk. Continue beating for 5 minutes.
  • Let batter stand for 30 minutes.
  • Heat up an omelette pan. Pour some batter onto pan.
  • Tilt the pan so that the batter is spread evenly thin. When sides turn dry and brittle, remove kuih.
  • Repeat this process till all the batter has been used up.
  • To prepare filling: Fry the grated coconut till just heated up. Add in the dissolved gula melaka and sugar; stir till mixture is well-blended.
  • When cool, spread 2 teaspoonfuls filling in the middle of the kuih. Roll up kuih and serve.