Kaya (Malaysian Coconut Egg Jam)

Kaya is one of my favorite Malay words. The reason is simple: it carries two of my favorite meanings in Malaysian language. First being rich; secondly, it means an utterly delicious coconut egg jam which is wildly popular in Malaysia and neighboring country Singapore. In this post, I am going to teach you how to make kaya, a jam that gets me all excited waking up in the morning…the silky smooth jam that goes on warm, crispy buttery toasts, and served with a cup of aromatic Malaysian dark coffee. Ahh… Read more at http://rasamalaysia.com/kaya-recipe-malaysian-coconut-egg-jam/#uWkEgmItuFjf2zlL.99

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 10 Servings
  • Prep
    10 mins
  • Cook
    20 mins
  • Serve in
    30 mins


  •   1 or 5 eggs
  •   200g sugar
  •   1/2 cup coconut cream
  •   3/4 cup coconut milk
  •   3 pandan leaves, tie into a knot
  •   1 1/2 tablespoons corn starch + 1 1/2 tablespoons water