Late posting of this yam sweet dessert which cooked by mum on the weekend.
This Yam/Taro dessert said to be the origin dish of Teochew tribe and it is known in South East Asia by different name. In Indonesia we call it Bubur Talas (Bubur = porridge , Talas = Yam), and I know some friends in Spore and Msia will call it as Bubur Cha Cha.
This sweet porridge dessert can be served both warm or cold and there are many variation to the recipe but the main ingredients are Yam/Taro.
Mum’s recipe :
- 1 big size purple Yam/ Taro -> cut into cubes
- 2-3 medium size orange color sweet potatoes -> cut into cubes
- 2-3 pisang kepok -> steamed and cut into slices
- 1 can of sweet corn -> drain the water
- 8 cup of coconut milk (mix the shredded coconut with 3 cup of water and squeeze to get 5 cups of coconut milk)
6 Tablespoons granulated sugar (to taste)
- few pandan leaves
- Steam the Yam and sweet potatoes until tender, set aside for cooling.
- In a medium / big pot, combine coconut milk with pandan leaves and sugar and cook under low heat until it boil, occasionally keep stirring the coconut milk to ensure the sugar did burn at the bottom and to ensure the consistency of the coconut mixture.
- Once the mixture start to boil, reduce the heat and remove the pandan leaves.
- Add in the steamed ingredients into the coconut milk and stir for about 5 minutes until the coconut milk boil again.
- Remove from heat