Thai Tapioca Pearl with Sweet Coconut Milk
This is an easy Thai dessert with universal appeal.
For 4 Person(s)
- 1 Cup Small Tapioca Pearl
- 4 1/2 Cups Water
- 3/4 Cup Sugar
- 1/2 Cup Coconut Cream Powder
- 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
- Garnish Fresh Mint Leaves
Method for Thai Tapioca Pearl with Sweet Coconut Milk
Boil 3 cups water in a saucepan. Rinse tapioca pearl to cleanse, then add to the boiling water and stir until the tapioca starts to turn translucent. Add sugar and stir. Remove from heat.
In a separate saucepan, mix coconut cream powder with 1.5 cups warm/hot water. Stir well then put on stovetop at medium-high heat. Wait for boil, then remove from heat and cool for a few minutes.
With a large spoon put about one cup tapioca in a serving bowl and gently cover with a few tablespoons of coconut milk (or more if you like). Garnish with sprig of mint (optional). Enjoy--this is a very delicious dessert!
We also have a recipe for Thai-style tapioca pearl tea.