Abok-Abok Sago

    45 mins

    A traditional dessert with sago and grated coconut that is served for tea time. It's typically pink in colour .


    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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    Serves: 10 

    • 175 gms sago pearl
    • 90 gms white grated coconut
    • 3 tablespoon granulated sugar
    • Pinch of salt
    • A few drops of red food colouring to make it pink.

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Put sago in strainer and rinse under running water to get rid of excess starch. Drain well.
    2. Mix sago with grated coconut, sugar and salt in a mixing bowl. Add a few drops of red food colouring and mix well until the colour turns a light pink.
    3. Spread mixture in a baking tin. Level and press down firmly. Place in steamer and stean until the sago is transparent.
    4. Remove from steamer and let it cool. When completely cold, cut into diamond-shaped slices and serve.

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