Do you like kuih? Kuih is a Malay word and the word is wide used in Malaysia. Kuih comprises of desserts and snacks, ranging from sweet to savoury. In Cantonese it is call ‘char kor’, and ‘kueh or kway’ in Hokkien. Kuih can be made from glutinous rice, rice flour etc. Some of the items are steamed, baked or even grilled.