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Singapore Hawker Food : Crystal Bun

Are U Hungry ๐Ÿ˜‹?


@ Alexandra Village Food Centre, blk 120 Bukit Merah Lane 1. Stall : Tiong Bahru Lien Fa Shui Jing Pau #01-10.


Operation :

Tel: +65 6274 5561 (advanced booking only)

Opening Hours: 8:30am โ€“ 3pm (Tue โ€“ Sat), Closed Sun, Mon


Ordered mixed Shui Jing Pau of 4pcs minimum @ $3.80



Whatโ€™s so good ๐Ÿ˜Š?

Had known this stall since it was at Tiong Bahru market for more than 3 decades ago ... had since moved and settled down here @ Alexandra Village Food Centre for the longest time thereafter ... ๐Ÿ˜ฎ ๐Ÿคฉ




This stall owner - 2 brothers had been together since the longest time too ! producing hundred of thousands of Shui Jing Pau (Crystal bun) ever since it started ... ๐Ÿ˜ฎ ๐Ÿคฉ


From the special flour mixed, dough created, flatten, rolled over and formed and cut in circle โญ•๏ธ patterns and removed. Then the fillings made from Turnips & strips of mushrooms w/ shrimps added salt to fried to taste ; yam ๐Ÿ  paste sweeten & red bean paste sweeten. Thankfully ๐Ÿ˜… not too sweet ... managed to capture a helper in action sequentially and seeing is believing ! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ ๐Ÿคฉ โญ๏ธ ๐Ÿ‘


I had patiently waited for the Yam paste and red bean to be ready before I made the purchased. So, managed to get a set of their best selling Shui Jing Pau ever in Singapore ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ. (I have not seen any competitor to the stall after so many years ...)


Itโ€™s hand ๐Ÿ– ๐Ÿคš crafted individually (like a dumpling ๐ŸฅŸ and clip at the side to close, then bring to steam wok to cook and best of all, after cooked ... it changes to become translucent... ๐Ÿ˜ฎ ๐Ÿคฉ





I liked all 3 flavours as itโ€™s uniqueness stands out individually ... ๐Ÿคฉ

1. Turnips ($0.90) - crunchy with mushroom ๐Ÿ„ strips and fried with small shrimps and added salt to taste. (Also known as Salty type)

2. Yam ๐Ÿ  paste ($1.00) - sweeten and great smooth texture. (Also known as sweet but whiter in colour)

3. Red Bean paste ($1.00) - sweeten and smooth and can literally see through as it turn to become black colour (also known as Sweet)