Best Nyonya Kuih in Melaka

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The journey of the Nyonya Kuih goes a long way. According to our ancient history, it started during the intermarriages between the descendants of Chinese immigrants who came to Melaka and our local communities is residing here at that particular time. Hence the existence of Chetti or Peranakan Hindu people, and Peranakan Cina, or better known as the Straits Born Chinese people - who are now known to be making the most sweet and savoury nyonya kuih that you can find in Melaka! So here’s another list of food guide to help you get the best out of the best nyonya kuih in this small historical city.

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    Bibik Ong

    Bibik Ong is selling nyonya kuih out of a rustic look mobile tricycle food cart at Ujong Pasir. She usually starts selling late in the afternoon. Even though her operation hours is inconsistent, her kuih are highly sought-after with regulars from the corresponding residential area and they are indeed palatable. Her kuih ko swee is sweet to taste, and it blends pretty well with her mildly salted fresh grated coconut garnishings. Aside from that, her onde-onde is not that bad, too.

    *Note: Image retrieved from their Official Facebook Page: Malacca Nyonya.

    Tips

    Cash only. Come early to avoid disappointment.

    Things to expect

    A crowd will start building up in the afternoon, as soon as her tricycle arrives.

    Best with

    Kuih Genggang.

    Price

    RM0.80 to RM2.00

    Bibik Ong View restaurant

    360a, Jalan Low Hee Kong, 75050, Ujong Pasir, Melaka
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    Dapur Cho Cho

    Dapur Cho Cho is the brainchild of a pure Nyonya great grandmother, which clearly depicts the reasoning behind their shop's name as 'Cho Cho' means 'grandmother' in Chinese. They take pride in continuing the legacy of making various nyonya kuih for over 30 years, and it is currently being succeeded by the fourth generation of their family. Do come here for their truly authentic signature dish, the onde-onde. This huge teardrop shaped dough is boiled and bathed with finely grated coconut. It literally ends with gula Melaka melting in your mouth! In addition, they do supply their kuih to almost every corner of the state, including a minority of hotels in Melaka.

    Tips

    Call for reservations and pick up your order the very next day.

    Things to expect

    Every bite of their creations are absolutely delightful.

    Best with

    Apam Balik.

    Price

    RM0.50 to RM3.00

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    Dapur Cho Cho View restaurant

    84-3, Jalan Mohd Zin Dsh, Taman Padang Balang, Batu Berendam, , 75350, Melaka, Melaka
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    Every day
    07:00AM—07:00PM
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    Kuih Nyonya Kim

    Kuih Nyonya Kim is another remarkable nyonya kuih specialist in town. Her existence is not known by many as it is secluded under a tin roofed shed found at Batu Berendam. She has an extensive range of traditional nyonya delicacies that usually runs out by 11:00AM, on a daily basis. Some of her main specialties over here are the rempah udang and kuih koci. These two kuih are wrapped in banana leaves. The rempah udang is a steamed glutinous rice roll stuffed with desiccated coconut filling, whereas the kuih koci is wrapped into a triangular shape and sweetened with gula Melaka filling.

    Tips

    Cash only.

    Things to expect

    Simply irresistible nyonya kuih paradise.

    Best with

    Nasi Lemak.

    Price

    RM0.80 to RM2.00

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    Kuih Nyonya Kim View restaurant

    9-1 Bt, 4 1/2 , Batu Berendam, 75350, Melaka, Melaka
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    0176108262

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    Kocik KitchenHalal a81b201f94b2180a29928950eefa06850871fc85c2ba8fcb39753bdbcdfb49cfCertified
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    Kocik Kitchen occupies an old heritage house along Heeren Street. It is converted into a Nyonya restaurant while still preserving the originality of its building structure. Embracing the culture of its heritage and recipes that have been passed down for generations, they serve purely traditional Nyonya cuisines and delicacies that will definitely take your breath away. With that said, the kuih genggang and kuih seri muka here are some of the local favourites here. The seri muka is a two layer kuih with a steamed glutinous rice as a base and a green custard layer at the top.

    Tips

    Closed on Wednesdays.

    Things to expect

    Dining under one of the heritage buildings in Melaka.

    Best with

    Cendol.

    Price

    RM1.00 to RM5.00

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    100, Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, 75200 Melaka, 75200, Melaka
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    0123774732

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    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
    09:00AM—06:00PM
    Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    10:00AM—10:00PM
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    Baba Charlie

    Baba Charlie Nyonya Cake is notorious for his homemade assorted nyonya kuih collections. It goes without saying that their nyonya kuih is definitely one of the best. He was awarded with the Certificate of Appreciation from Taste of Malaysia for 2015 and 2016 by a notable connoisseur, Chef Martin Yan. Indulge into one of their bestsellers here, kuih kosui, a dark gula Melaka kuih tossed with freshly grated coconut. For takeaways, do try the dainty pai tee or get the conveniently packed to go nasi lemak to save for later.

    Tips

    They publish their very own calendar annually.

    Things to expect

    Being indecisive as there are too many irresistible Nyonya Kuih to choose from!

    Best with

    Popiah.

    Price

    RM0.80 to RM3.00

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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    10:30AM—03:00PM
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    05:00PM—08:00PM
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