Photographer's Note

This is a Ramadhan food stall that selling fresh Malay cuisine Putu Piring during the Muslim fasting month. She is making the cuisines, raw ingredients are in the boxes, some of the Putu Piring are steaming.

Iddiyappam or 'Putu mayam' in Malay is a South Indian dish. It is popular in southern India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore. The process for making putu mayam (also known as string hoppers in English) consists of mixing rice flour or idiyappam flour with water and/or coconut milk. Putu piring is a Malaysian version of putu mayam in which the rice flour dough is used to form a small cake around a filling of coconut and gur or jaggery. In Malaysia and Singapore, putu mayam and its relatives are commonly sold as street food from market stalls or carts.

Sources :-

Wikipedia : Putu Piring (Malaysian Version)

Wikipedia: Putu Mayam (International Version)

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