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I'm off to the closest Indian pastry shop/ethnic market!

- Chubbypanda


Those steamed string hoppers (thin rice flour noodle 'nests') are called Putu Mayam...the other two I have no idea what they are called.


i still find them too sweet.


Hi, I love indian/punjabi sweets too ^_^
The white dumpling pastry - Kollukatai and you should try 'Pytho-ura-da' too (small shaped-ball mungbean mix with spices and fried) - but it is hard to find shops selling this nowadays : (

Christine again, forgotten to tell you a particular sweet shop at Klang - called Chennai - imported sweet from India - a bit pricey (for a ladoo - RM1.80) but lovely : )
Go straight after passing Asoka and turn to your right into a lane and you will see the shop on your middle I miss the sweet there !!


The white string nest - is called "idayapam" by indian but for others they normally named it as 'Putu Mayam' - which is not correct according to my indian fren : )


Sorry : P me again - wrong spelling - "Idiyappam"


Christine, thanks for the info. yr rec. for sweets shop in Klang noted with glee!

allex and naomi



Those half-moon shaped dumplings with the coconut filling are called somashi in Tamil, although the way my mom makes them they're more tan-colored -- maybe because she deep-fries them!

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