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Poh Cheu Handmade Soon Kway Ang Ku Kueh

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Located on Bukit Merah Lane 1, Poh Cheu Handmade Soon Kway Ang Ku Kueh serves traditional handmade Teochew snacks.

Mon - Sat: 08:00 - 18:00

+65 62762287
$3 based on 11 submissions
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Chris Tan 689

Value for money and tasty

Despite the mixed reviews, I've decided to make a trip down and try the famous ang ku kueh. True enough, there was a queue formed when I got there.

There were about 10 flavors of ang ku kueh. I tried the peanut and green bean ones. The skin was soft and smooth and it was something you wouldn't get sick of halfway through. It was packed with ingredients too.

Besides, I also tried the green tea and black sesame flavors. These were rather refreshing as I rarely find them at other places.

Overall, I find that the stall is worth a visit especially at the affordable prices.

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16 Apr 2013 • 1 review • 0 follower

disppointing services

I ordered glutenous rice and ang ku kueh for baby's full month. my friends and relatives commented that the glutenous rice is hard, the ang gu kueh skin is thick. They said that jixiang's ang gu kueh is thinner  and taste better.

My main complain is their service. while on the receipt they said collection is at 10 am, they could only give me at 10.30 am. As I was rushing for full month celebratiion, I hurried them and they told me that I could get from else where and they could refund me. What an attitude!

I ordered 14 big boxes of glutenous rice, 12 boxes of small one and 100 pieces of ang ku kueh , however, as my daughter said that she suddenly realised that she did not need so many ang ku, I called to cancel 50 and they were very annoyed even though I cancelled one hour after my order. It is their policy to collect full payment upon order so after much negotiation then they agreed to refund me the payment for the 50 ang ku. the most unbelievable thing is they only gave me 4 big boxes of the rice instead of 14. luckily I discovered in time. I am therefore very disappointed with the overall service.
05 Jul 2012 • 1 review • 0 follower

Value for money and tasty

Despite the mixed reviews, I've decided to make a trip down and try the famous ang ku kueh. True enough, there was a queue formed when I got there.

There were about 10 flavors of ang ku kueh. I tried the peanut and green bean ones. The skin was soft and smooth and it was something you wouldn't get sick of halfway through. It was packed with ingredients too.

Besides, I also tried the green tea and black sesame flavors. These were rather refreshing as I rarely find them at other places.

Overall, I find that the stall is worth a visit especially at the affordable prices.

29 Jun 2012 • 1 review • 0 follower

Check your AKK order

I think one has to check their order for the ang ku kueh. On Wed (6/27), I wanted to buy the peanut filling (my top top favourite). I brought it back only to realise that they were something else. I still swallow it but is really not nice. There is a very strong aftertaste of lard. According to my friend who patronizes this stall often, it seems like the stall is frequently 'careless' when packing AKK order. And they also push sale if the AKK that you ordered are sold out, without much tact. So do check your AKK order to avoid disappointment. So sad, I missed my peanut AKK ;((
17 Apr 2012 • 56 reviews • 0 follower

Did we catch Poh Cheu on a bad day?

(Note: Pictures can be found at http://wildchildurbancity.blogspot.com/2012/04/poh-cheu.html)

On our way to the Alexandra Village Food Centre carpark, we spootted a long queue snaking out of a coffeeshop. I peered to try and see what the people were queueing for, and from a distance saw the words "Poh Cheu" with pictures of soon kueh. As I rarely eat kueh, I had never heard of Poh Cheu. But my mother seemed to know of Poh Cheu's reputation, so that after she had her lunch at the Food Centre she asked that we walk to Poh Cheu.

It took about 15 minutes of queueing before we finally reached the front of the line. And while we were queueing, a few people came in asking to pick up their bulk orders!

We ordered:

- Soon Kueh

- Bamboo Kueh

- Peng Kueh

- Ang Ku Kueh

- Glutinous Rice

Despite Poh Cheu's popularity, I found their soon kueh and bamboo kueh fillings to be somewhat ordinary tasting, compared to My Genie Gourmet's soon kueh fillings. My mother made no comment on the kuehs and glutinous rice, so I think she found them only average. Makes me wonder if we caught Poh Cheu on a bad day.

I gave Value a 7 though, because their kuehs were stuffed with ingredients.

Ang Ku Kueh
08 Apr 2012 • 27 reviews • 0 follower

Kueh@Poh Cheu, Alexandra

There is always a long queue at Poh Cheu stall, in a coffee shop next to the Alexandra Village Hawker Centre. The stall seems popular and there are many newspaper cuttings and good food awards all over the stall.

More review at my blog http://monsoontravel.blogspot.com/2012/04/snack-poh-cheu-alexandra.html.

Poh Cheu Poh Cheu specialised in a variety of handmade kueh keuh - Soon Kueh, Ang Ku Kueh.

Ang Ku Kueh (红龟糕) @$0.70

Besides the traditional Peanut and Red bean paste fillings, they also offer a variety of other fillings - Black Sesame (new), Durian, Green Bean, Salted Bean, Yam, Coconut, Coffee, Mango and Green Tea. Loved the vibrant colours and enjoyed choosing the different flavours. Maybe that's the reason why it took every customer so long to place their orders.

Ang Ku Kueh are traditionally used to celebrate baby full month. You can order Hong Qian, Hong Yuan and glutinous rice for the traditional baby full celebration snack. Understand from a colleague that according to traditional, round bottom and sharp tip HongYuan is for boys while flat HongQian is for girls. In the olden days where boys were preferred over girls, glutinous rice was privileged for only the baby boys.

Soon Kueh 笋粿@ $0.70~$1.00

The other speciality is their Soon Kueh with different fillings - Turnip Soon Kueh, Ku Cai Kueh, Bamboo Kueh, Yam Kueh and Rice cake (Peng Kueh). Not the best Soon Kueh I had, but still very satisfying, especially with the black sauce and chilli.

Abacus 客家算盘子@$2

They were boiled and then fragrantly sautéed with hei bi (dried shrimp), shredded carrot, mushrooms and some waxed meat. Liked the texture of the abacus, slightly chewy without sticking to your teeth. The main drawback is the abacus are pre-packed into a container. The condensed steam seems to make the surface a bit soggy. Believe it will taste much better if eaten immediately after the stir-fry.

Glutinous Rice 糯米饭@$1.50

Glutinous rice cooked with mushrooms, waxed meat/sausage, peanuts and small white fish.

Small tips to beat the queue.

- Poh Cheu provide call & collect service which allow you to skip the long queue. The condition is the order for each kueh flavour is to come in multiple of 10 only.

- If you are only interested in the abacus, glutinous rice and rice cake which are pre-packed, you can just take the number of containers you want and pay directly to the stall owner without having to queue.