Nonya Bak Chang: Singapore-Style Dragon Boat Festival Dumplings

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Bak Chang, also known as glutinous rice dumplings is well known among the chinese and malays. It has various fillings which can be sweet or salty. Common fillings are e.g. mung beans, char siu, chinese sausage, pork belly, chicken, taro, etc. It is usually eaten during the Dragon Boat festival which falls on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar. But you would also find changs sold here and there. They can be steamed or boiled and are wonderfull snacks for the inbetween hours or as a main dish.

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