Sweet Potatoes in Gula Melaka Syrup is a twist on a sweet soup dessert using palm sugar instead of regular sugar syrup. Simple, fragrant, and delicious. | MalaysianChineseKitchen.com

Sweet Potatoes in Gula Melaka Syrup

Sweet Potatoes in Gula Melaka Syrup is a twist on a sweet soup dessert using palm sugar instead of regular sugar syrup. Simple, fragrant, and delicious.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 4
Calories: 200kcal
Author: Linda Ooi

INGREDIENTS

  • cups water (600ml)
  • 2 pandan leaves (shredded and knotted)
  • 1 inch ginger (peeled and crushed) (30g)
  • ½ cup gula melaka (shaved) (75g)
  • 2 small sweet potatoes (peeled and cut into ¾ inch cubes) (1 lb/450g)

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Combine water, pandan leaves, ginger, shaved gula Melaka, and sweet potatoes in a medium saucepan. Bring syrup to a boil. Stir to dissolve sugar.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Turn off stove.
  • Remove and serve warm or chilled.

NUTRITION

Calories: 200kcal
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