Jackfruit Sago Dessert, a Southeast Asian sweet soup consisting of nangka (jackfruit) and sago in a fragrant coconut sauce. Delicious served warm or cold. | MalaysianChineseKitchen.com
Jackfruit Sago Dessert
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Jackfruit Sago Dessert, a Southeast Asian sweet soup consisting of nangka (jackfruit) and sago in a fragrant coconut sauce. Delicious served warm or cold.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Malaysian
Servings: 4
Calories: 490 kcal
Author: Linda Ooi
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup sago or tapioca pearls (40g)
  • cups coconut milk (600ml)
  • 1 pandan leaves
  • 1/3 cup sugar (70g)
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 cup jackfruit (nangka) peeled, seeded, and cut into ½ inch strips (150g)
  • 1 cup crushed ice (optional)
Instructions
  1. Cook sago (or tapioca pearls) in a pot of boiling water until translucent. Sago is cooked when center is no longer opaque, about 8 minutes. Pour sago into a sieve and rinse under running water to remove excessive starch. Drain well.
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  2. Combine coconut milk, pandan leaf, sugar, and salt in a medium size saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium low heat. Stir to dissolve sugar and salt.
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  3. Add jackfruit and cooked sago (or tapioca pearls). Bring it back up to a boil. Turn off stove.
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  4. Serve warm in small bowls or cold with crushed ice.