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Indonesian Recipe Ideas
Indonesian Food and Drink Ideas


This is a recipe of a popular Indonesian sweet made with vanilla and cornstarch boiled with palm sugar.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 100 g cornstarch
  • 250g palm sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • 250g grated fresh coconut
  • 1/2 tbsp Vanilla essence
  • water


Combine cornstarch and cold water, make a smooth paste. Set aside.

In a pan mix vanilla powder, salt, sugar and water. Boil it until the sugar dissolves totally in the water.

Add cornstarch to the sugar mix. On low heat cook for 5 min. Take it out and pour in a shallow tray.

When it chills and hardens, garnish with coconut powder and serve.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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