Kelupis in a licuala grandis leaf wrapper.
Type Snack (Kuih)
Place of origin Brunei, Malaysia
Region or state Sabah, Sarawak
Created by Bruneian Malay , Lun Bawang/Lundayeh and Bisaya[1]
Main ingredients Glutinous rice flour, palm sugar
Cookbook: Kelupis  Media: Kelupis

Kelupis (which literally translates to 'glutinous rice rolls' in English)[2] is a traditional kuih for the Bruneian Malay people in the country of Brunei[3] and in the states of Sabah and Sarawak in Malaysia.[4][5] It is also a traditional snack for the Bisaya people as the three ethnics are ethnically related which is Lun Bawang/Lundayeh also create this kelupis especially on the wedding ceremony.[1]

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  1. 1 2 "Rice in Many Forms (Kelupis)". New Sabah Times. p. 6. Archived from the original on 9 May 2015. Retrieved 12 October 2014.
  2. Tamara Thiessen (2012). Borneo: Sabah - Brunei - Sarawak. Bradt Travel Guides. pp. 145–. ISBN 978-1-84162-390-0. Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  3. Abd. Latip Talib (2006). Beraraklah awan pilu (in Malay). Utusan Publications. pp. 127–. ISBN 978-967-61-1899-8. Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  4. "Kebudayaan (Brunei)" (in Malay). Papar District Office. Archived from the original on 26 October 2004. Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  5. "An encounter with 'Kuih Kelupis'". Borneo Post Online. 13 March 2011. Retrieved 17 August 2013.
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