“Permata” literally translates to gemstone, this is a traditional Malay kuih that mimics the colour of a sapphire stone, which is achieved by using the extract of the butterfly pea flower. The combination of mango gives a bright burst of flavour and also marks the beginning of the fruit’s season that is also in conjunction with the Eid festival.
This recipe makes 10 pieces of kuih.
This recipe is made possible with a KENWOOD Titanium Mixer.
This delicious treat is part of our homemade series on kuihs where we teach you how to create these traditional mouthwatering desserts: Kuih Bingka Gula Melaka, Kuih Harum Manis, Kuih Tapak Kuda, Kuih Permata, and Kuih Nagasari.