Tender taro root cooked in coconut milk

Tender taro root cooked in coconut milk


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About this recipe: This is a dessert that is filling but healthy and very simple to make. Use fresh and firm taro for best results.

Wiley Bangkok (Krung Thep Maha Nakhon), Thailand

Serves: 4 

  • 500g fresh, fragrant taro root
  • 750ml (2 1/2 cups) coconut milk
  • 150g white sugar
  • 55g palm sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 250ml (1 cup) coconut cream

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Peel the taro root and cut into 2 cm pieces.
  2. Bring the coconut milk to a boil, then reduce the heat to a simmer. Add the taro root and simmer until the taro is soft.
  3. Add the sugars and salt and cook until the sugar has dissolved. Add the coconut cream and heat through but do not boil. Remove from the heat.
  4. Serve in individual bowls and enjoy.

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It came out very good!! Even know I didnt convert the salt and sugar measurements into cups, I just added lil dash or two of that and about a cup of sugar. I didnt use any coconut cream, and it came out so good!! Mmmmmm! - 31 May 2013

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