Long Live Kangkong

Generations | 02:21 mins

Water spinach or water morning glory (also known as kangkong in the region) is a popular vegetable in Southeast Asia. 

In Singapore, it is associated with chinese stir-fry or nasi padang stalls across the island, usually served with sambal (a spicy garlic paste) as seasoning. But the dish's popularity among Singaporeans go back to the Japanese Occupation in World War 2, where it was a wartime dish. 

This unassuming vegetable carries more stories than we think! Hear from Xiao Xi and Mdm Joginder Kaur. 

This video is a paid partnership with #WeAreTotalDefence.


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