The Dragon Boat Festival, also known as The Dumpling Festival or Duan Wu Jie 端午节 falls on 10 June 2024 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. 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.


2. Swensen’s Rice Dumpling Ice Cream

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This Dragon Boat Festival, delight in Swensen’s Rice Dumpling Ice Cream, a sweet twist on tradition! This innovative treat mimics traditional glutinous rice dumplings, featuring handcrafted ice cream wrapped in ‘bamboo leaves’ and tied with ‘woven string’, all finished with a touch of shimmering gold dust for added luxury. Perfect as a unique gift or a personal indulgence, these delectable parcels offer a refreshing way to celebrate the festive season!

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Swensen’s Rice Dumpling Ice Cream are available for dine-in and takeaway at all Swensen’s and Earle Swensen’s outlets. Shop online or via GrabFood, Deliveroo and Foodpanda.


3. 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.


4. Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant Handcrafted Rice Dumplings

Li Bai Traditional Rice DumplingsLi Bai Cantonese Restaurant Handcrafted Rice Dumpling

Celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival with Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant’s exquisite selection of handcrafted rice dumplings, available for dine-in and takeaway.

This year, enjoy two new creations: the Wagyu Beef Cheek, Pearl Meat, and Morel Mushroom Rice Dumpling, filled with premium ingredients like braised Wagyu beef cheek, pearl meat, and morel mushrooms, and the bite-sized Golden Kansui Rice Dumpling, paired with fragrant osmanthus syrup and dragon fruit sauce. Traditionalists will appreciate the signature Traditional Rice Dumpling, rich with pork belly and roast duck, and the Abalone and Pumpkin Rice Dumpling, featuring whole abalone and pumpkin.

You can get them online here.


5. 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.


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