Thursday, March 27, 2008

Sago and Honeydew Desserts...............

A bowl of sago and honeydew dessert........................

This is another popular Malaysian dessert made from honeydew, sago and goes well with a helping of coconut milk......i made these for my boys who love this as much as the bubur cha cha.....but it does not take up much of your time as making the bubur cha cha....here is how i made it......

Ingredients:

1 honeydew melon
170 g sago pearls (small)
coconut milk from 1 grated coconut
salt to taste
sugar syrup

Method:

Peel the skin of honeydew melon......halve it ......then scoop out the seeds and shape the honeydew melon into small round balls using a metal spoon. Put remaining melon into blender and liquidised it. Pour into jug and chill it in fridge. Next , wash sago under running water in a sieve.....cook in a pot of boiling water til transparent......then wash under running water in sieve again ...drain well and put aside. If using freshly grated coconut....squeeze thick milk on a muslin cloth.....add salt to coconut milk. The coconut milk packed in tetra boxes can also be use. The sugar syrup can be made by boiling 150 g of sugar with 125 ml water til dissolved with 3 screwpine leaves added. Leave to cool before using.


honeydew melon balls...........................

Cooked sago pearls........

To serve this dessert....combine sago.....chilled honeydew juice and thick coconut milk in a bowl....then add syrup to taste. Add some honeydew melon balls ....and some ice cubes......and it is ready to be served.

4 comments:

Little Corner of Mine said...

Definitely a refreshing dessert for hot days. Summer is also the time when honey dew goes on sales here, will remember to try this. Thanks!

Sweet Jasmine said...

little corner of mine- yeah...this cooling dessert definitely suits our hot weather here....

little inbox said...

I like this dessert too. Yours looks more creamy compared to those serve in restaurant. Must be delicious.

Sweet Jasmine said...

little inbox - yeah...the blended honeydew lemon here is much thicker for a tastier dessert...