For the dough:
In a pan add flour, wheat starch, sugar, coconut and make a paste with some water. Heat it and gradually keep adding water till it starts to form a sticky dough. Keep aside to solidify.
For the filling:
In another pan add oil and saute boiled moong dal.
Add sugar, lemon juice and fruit puree. Mix well.
Plating up elements:
In a container, place a layer of the starchy dough (Like you do while making pies.)
Stuff with moong dal mixture.
Cover with a layer of the dough.
Steam for 10 minutes.
Garnish with some black sesame seeds and drizzle honey.
Ready to serve.
In Vietnam the groom has to present this cake to the bride before proposing. Made with wheat starch, mung dal and passion fruit puree, this is a very unconventional steamed cake recipe. Also known as 'Banh phu the'.