Ham chim peng
Vietnamese bánh tiêu
Alternative namesHum chim peng
Place of originSouthern China
Region or stateSoutheast Asia
Main ingredients
  • flour
  • sesame seeds
Similar dishesYoutiao, Jian dui, Ox-tongue pastry

Ham chim peng (Chinese: 鹹煎餅; Chinese: 咸煎饼; pinyin: xiánjiānbǐng; Jyutping: haam4 zin1 beng2; lit. 'salty fried pancake'), also spelt hum chim peng, known in Singapore and Malaysia as haam ji peng, hum ji peng, or ham ji peng,[1] is a deep-fried hollow doughnut of Chinese origin. Commonly eaten as a breakfast food, it is sometimes fried with a coating of sesame seeds.[2]

There are at least 3 varieties of ham chin peng - with glutinous rice, five spice powder and red bean paste.[3]

The pastry is eaten throughout Southeast Asia; it is known by various local names, including Indonesian: kue bantal, and Vietnamese: bánh tiêu.[4]

See also

Other Chinese fried dough dishes


  1. ^ "Peng's Kitchen: 咸煎饼 Ham Ji Peng". 22 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Cantonese Fried Dough - 咸煎饼 (Ham Chim Peng)". The Woks of Life. 2016-01-02. Retrieved 2020-12-29.
  3. ^ "Ham Chim Peng (Chinese Fried Doughnuts) – Three Ways!". What to Cook Today. 2016-01-02. Retrieved 2021-02-01.
  4. ^ "Ham Chim Peng (Chinese Fried Doughnuts) - Three Ways!". What To Cook Today. 2018-08-02. Retrieved 2020-12-29.