The Dragon Boat Festival, also known as The Dumpling Festival or Duan Wu Jie 端午节 falls on 22 June 2023 and one of the traditions associated with this occasion is indulging in the yummy glutinous rice dumplings 粽子!

Some of the typical rice dumplings fillings include red bean paste, egg yolk, chestnut, lotus seeds, ham and abalone (we’re already drooling!). If you’re on the lookout for places that sell traditional or special rice dumplings in Singapore, here are some options you can consider!

1. Xiang Ye Traditional Nyonya Rice Dumpling

Xiang Ye Traditional Nyonya Rice DumplingXiang Ye Traditional Nyonya Rice Dumpling

Xiangye Nonya Dumpling started in 2000s with a modest store at Chai chee road. Today, we are determined to bring the best rice dumplings to our locals to experience and savour our authentic brand creation. Xiang Ye Rice dumpling available in three types: Nonya, Ba Zhang and Salted egg!.

You can get them via Shopee.


2. Gim Tim

Gim Tim Traditional Conpoy Rice DumplingGim Tim Traditional Conpoy Rice Dumpling

Since 1989, Gim Tim has been the place to go to enjoy the finest of Hokkien and Cantonese cuisines in a cosy ambiance. And now, Gim Tim is selling convenience food to make cooking at home easy and fun to do.

Gim Tim Traditional Conpoy Rice Dumpling contains Conpoy, Salted Egg, Dried Oyster, Chestnut, Dried Shrimps, Mushroom and Pork.

You can get them via Shopee.


3. Tung Lok

TungLok X.O. Rice DumplingTungLok X.O. Rice Dumpling

Unite with tradition this annual Dragon Boat Festival with TungLok Group’s curated range of palatable rice dumplings.

TungLok’s handcrafted rice dumplings meld quality ingredients with time-tested recipes, making these the perfect epitome of a traditional rice dumpling. Within the variety, explore the popular savoury X.O. Rice Dumpling, Taiwanese-inspired Pork Belly with Preserved Vegetables Rice Dumpling, meatless Oat Rice Dumpling with Mushrooms and sweet Honey Dates Rice Dumpling.

You can get them via Shopee.


4. Joo Chiat Kim Choo

Joo Chiat Kim Choo Rice DumplingJoo Chiat Kim Choo Rice Dumpling: Shopee

Joo Chiat Kim Choo prides itself as the No.1 rice dumpling brand in Singapore. They specialise in quality rice dumplings, with each triangular parcel meticulously crafted to satisfy every taste bud. They emphasise on ensuring a harmonious blend of flavours in every dumpling, made with a recipe that has been passed down through generations.

Available bundle types:

  • Nonya Rice Dumpling (5pcs) + Hokkien Rice Dumpling with Salted Egg Yolk (5pcs)
  • Nonya Rice Dumpling (5pcs) + Hokkien Rice Dumpling (5pcs)
  • Nonya Rice Dumpling (5pcs) + Cantonese Bean Rice Dumpling (5pcs)

You can get it via Shopee.


5. Li Bai

Li Bai Rice DumplingMala Wild Mushroom Rice Dumpling

Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant introduces two new creations this year. The Kurobuta Belly with Cordyceps Flower and Sea Cucumber Rice Dumpling ($55 regular, $98 large) is a nourishing bundle featuring a medley of premium ingredients such as cordyceps flower, sea cucumber, marinated pork belly, morel mushroom, Chinese mushroom, salted egg yolk, mung bean, lotus seed, and chestnut enrobed in glutinous rice.

A meat-free option, the Mala Wild Mushroom Rice Dumpling ($42) is a wholesome parcel packed with an assortment of mushrooms (monkey head, portobello, king oyster, white king oyster, fresh button, and Chinese mushrooms), fresh bamboo shoot, and chestnut. These ingredients are then stir-fried with mala sauce that is concocted with a slew of spices for a piquant aroma and spicy kick.

Enjoy 15% off all rice dumplings.


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