This sweet dessert is quite popular in Indonesia. Because cassava is easy to find here. Almost all vegetable seller also sell fresh cassava. And the fact that cassava is really easy to work with, delicious in any ways. Indonesia actually have sooooo many snacks either sweet or savory using cassava. But today I'm going to post the ala thai cassava. Basically it is a very simple kind of sweets. Boiled the cassava with water and sugar, and make the coconut milk sauce. Simple isn't it?
For another recipe using cassava, try this pretty Steamed Cassava Roll.
500 gr cassava, peel the skin, cut into about 5 cm lengthwise
100 gr sugar
water, about 500-700ml, depending on the size of your pot. It should be cover the whole cassava.
2-3 pieces of screwpine leaves
Coconut milk sauce :
200 ml instant coconut milk
pinch of salt
1 tsp of sugar
1 piece of screwpine leave
1 full tsp of corn starch
1 tbsp water
1. Bring to the boil the cassava, water, sugar and screwpine leaves. Cook until the cassava is tender.
2. For the sauce, bring to the boil instant coconut milk, sugar, salt, screwpine leave.
3. Mix together the corn starch and water, pour it to the coconut milk. Let it boil. Turn of the heat.