To make syrup, cook sugar, water and pandan
leaves together. Keep stirring until sugar is well dissolved.
To make batter, combine rice flour, tapioca
flour, coconut milk and salt, then add in syrup. Strain it.
Divide batter mixture into 2 equal portions,
mix one portion with few drops of red coloring. Leave the other
You can divide the mixture into as many
portions as you like, coloring each a different color if you
want a multi-colored layer.
Place a 25cm round cake pan in a steamer of
rapidly boiling water.
Pour a layer of white batter into the cake
pan. Steam over high heat for 4-5 minutes. Then pour a layer of
red batter and steam for further 5 minutes.
Repeat the process of pouring and steaming
alternate colors, one at a time until all batters are used up.
Steam the final layer at medium heat for another 10 - 15
Remove from heat, leave to cool, cut and