Sweet wheat porridge with coconut milk (or Bubur Gandum) is a rich and creamy dessert made from pearl wheat (or biji gandum). The flavor of fragrant coconut palm sugar complements the taste of this porridge and makes it more delicious.

CHINESE VERSION: 椰奶椰糖麦粥糖水(也称:干冬)

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Bubur Gandum (Sweet Wheat Porridge with Coconut Milk)| MyKitchen101en

Ingredients:

  • 200 g pearl wheat (soaked overnight)
  • 2 Liter plain water
  • 60 g small sago
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 140 g coconut palm sugar
  • 30 g sugar
  • 3 leaves pandan leaves
  • 300 ml thick coconut milk

Instructions:

1 Bring 2 liter of water to the boil, add in soaked pearl wheat.

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2 Bring to the boil again, turn to low heat, cover and cook for 1 hour.

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3 Cook the small sago until semi-translucent. (Refer to: How to Cook Small Sago Pearls)

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4 After cooking for 1 hour, the pearl wheat has already softened.

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5 Add in salt, sugar and pandan leaves, continue stirring over medium heat until coconut palm sugar has dissolved.

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6 Add in sago and thick coconut milk, mix well.

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7 Bring to the boil again, then off the heat, cover and let sago soaks for about 10 minutes.

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8 Sago is fully translucent, it is time to serve this delicious Bubur Gandum!

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bubur gandum

Bubur Gandum (Sweet Wheat Porridge with Coconut Milk)

Sweet wheat porridge with coconut milk (or Bubur Gandum) is a rich and creamy dessert made from pearl wheat (or biji gandum).
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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 40 mins
Course Dessert, Soup
Cuisine Chinese, Southeast Asia
Servings 10 servings
Calories 200 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 200 g pearl wheat soaked overnight
  • 2 Liter plain water
  • 60 g small sago
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 140 g coconut palm sugar
  • 30 g sugar
  • 3 leaves pandan leaves
  • 300 ml thick coconut milk

Instructions
 

  • Bring 2 liter of water to the boil, add in soaked pearl wheat.
  • Bring to the boil again, turn to low heat, cover and cook for 1 hour.
  • Cook the small sago until semi-translucent. (Refer to: How to Cook Small Sago Pearls)
  • After cooking for 1 hour, the pearl wheat has already softened.
  • Add in salt, sugar and pandan leaves, continue stirring over medium heat until coconut palm sugar has dissolved.
  • Add in sago and thick coconut milk, mix well.
  • Bring to the boil again, then off the heat, cover and let sago soaks for about 10 minutes.
  • Sago is fully translucent!

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Notes

This recipe yields 8 servings of dessert.
The nutritional value for reference is for 1 serving of dessert. 
Please refer: How to Cook Small Sago Pearls

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 200kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 5gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 282mgPotassium: 258mgFiber: 4gSugar: 10gVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 19mgIron: 2mg
Keyword bubur gandum, coconut milk, dessert, porridge, wheat
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