Leicha, or thunder tea rice – a traditional Hakka speciality – being served at Thunder Tree in Singapore. Photo: Thunder TreeLeicha, or thunder tea rice – a traditional Hakka speciality – being served at Thunder Tree in Singapore. Photo: Thunder Tree
Leicha, or thunder tea rice – a traditional Hakka speciality – being served at Thunder Tree in Singapore. Photo: Thunder Tree

Hakka cuisine in Singapore: where to find leicha thunder tea rice and other traditional dishes

  • Leicha is a classic Hakka dish in which ingredients are ground with mortar and pestle to make a thick green soup which is served with rice and vegetables
  • Other Hakka dishes including abacus seeds, salt-baked chicken and mui choy pork belly can be found in Singapore’s Hakka restaurants

Topic |   Food and Drinks
Leicha, or thunder tea rice – a traditional Hakka speciality – being served at Thunder Tree in Singapore. Photo: Thunder TreeLeicha, or thunder tea rice – a traditional Hakka speciality – being served at Thunder Tree in Singapore. Photo: Thunder Tree
Leicha, or thunder tea rice – a traditional Hakka speciality – being served at Thunder Tree in Singapore. Photo: Thunder Tree
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