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Kaya_11"kaya" is a jam made with coconut milk (santan), sugar and eggs. Pandan leaves are added during cooking process to bring more fragrance to the jam.

I have this homemade kaya recipe from my mother while she made kaya jam last Sunday. The ingredients used are very simple but I was impressed with her patient during the cooking process. It was really time consuming to make the delicious kaya. You need to stir the mixture continuously during the cooking process in order to get the smooth texture kaya.

If this time consuming version does not suit you, go for this version, which only required less than 30 minutes to get your kaya jam ready.

Let's go into the ingredients and cooking method now.


Ingredients:
10 eggs
900g sugar
1kg coconut milk
pandan leaves (wash)

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Method:

1. Beat 10 eggs into a big pot. Stir!

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2. Add in sugar and stir until the sugar is completely dissolve.

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3. Pour in the coconut milk.

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4. Mix well.

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5. Boil water in another bigger pot.
6. Double boil the mixture over the boiled water. Put the pandan leaves into the mixture.

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7. Continuously stir the mixture until it is thick.

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8. Cover it and continue double boil until you get a thick and smooth kaya jam.

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9. Serve with bread or biscuit as you like.

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The whole process took about 4 hours. Patient and hardwork are needed to make it successful. I believed most of the people will rather buy it outside. Tongue out But, I did appreciate the time and effort that mom spent to make the delicious kaya jam for her family. Thank you mom Kiss ! It was soooooo delicious and "sweet". Wink


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#7 Goo 2012-07-15 21:40
use Ceramic Wok take only 15 minutes, i see the demo at shopping center, and the kaya is smooth.
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#6 Goo 2012-07-15 18:29
use Ceramic Wok take only 15 minutes, i see the demo at shopping center, and the kaya is smooth.
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#5 Goo 2012-07-15 18:28
use Ceramic Wok take only 15 minutes, i see the demo at shopping center, and the kaya is smooth.
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#4 Goo 2012-07-15 18:25
use Ceramic Wok take only 15 minutes, i see the demo at shopping center, and the kaya is smooth.
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#3 MnY - Camus 2011-08-07 19:18
Hi Phyllis, thanks for dropping by. According to mom, it is necessary to ladle the mixture into a bag first if you want your kaya to have a smooth texture.
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#2 Phyllis 2011-08-06 22:25
Hi, I am so excited to have found this recipe! Thank you for posting it! I remember my aunties making this and have wanted to make it myself.

I noticed that in one of the photos, the jam seemed to be ladled into a bag? Can you tell me if that is necessary to do?

Thank you
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#1 Joyce 2010-09-19 23:21
Hi

I would like to know when you double boiled the kaya, in step 8,

1) do you cover the pot with the kaya and also the double boiled pot?
2) how long do you double boiled it?
3) do you open it regularly to stir it?

Looking forwad to your answers.

TQ.
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