Makan Time in Singapore

introduced on 31st October
Pandan and Sweet potato 16k gif

Welcome to the World of Singaporean Desserts!!

Coconut milk is indispensable in SE Asian desserts, it should be freshly squeezed. Pandan is what give most desserts that special subtle fragrance. I wouldn't start without them. And yes!! always use sea salt !

Down to : |Bobochacha |Pulut Hitam |Red Bean Soup |Green Bean Soup|

Back to The Top | Cook it yourself page

Bobochacha

Why that name, I've no idea. Would someone care to tell me? When choosing fresh yam, the lighter in weight the better. Sweet potatoes come in many varieties and colours, a mixture will make your bobochacha look even more tropical.

cooking time - approx. 30 minutes

Ingredients:

Method: Cover yam and sweet potatoes with just enough water and bring to a boil, add pandan, reduce heat and cook till yam is soft. add sugar and a pinch of salt. When sugar is dissolved, add and stir in coconut milk, remove from heat. Do not boil the milk. Served hot or cold from the fridge. (adjust thickness by adding water or coconut milk)

Source - Thian's mom
Back to The Top | Cook it yourself page

Pulut Hitam

Black glutinous rice porridge, yes, black rice!! It's one love by most!!

cooking time - 1 - 2 hours

Ingredients:

Method: Bring to boil without lid, leave lid slightly open and cook over min. heat for an hour to two. Stir occasionally to prevent the bottom from getting burnt. Add palm sugar to taste and pinch of salt. Alternatively, let it cook in a slow cooker for a couple of hours. Served hot with a few spoonful of of thick coconut milk on top.

Source - Thian's mom
Back to The Top | Cook it yourself page

Red Bean Soup

One of the most common desserts in Chinese Singaporeans' homes, enjoy.

cooking time - 1 - 2 hours

Ingredients:

Method: First cook red beans in water, when cooked, add lotus seed and orange peels. When lotus seed is cooked, add rock sugar. Discard the orange peel and serve hot. There's no harm overcooking the beans, just watch out that the lotus seeds are not overcooked.

Source - Thian's mom
Back to The Top | Cook it yourself page

Green Bean Soup in coconut milk

Another popular dessert in homes, enjoy.

cooking time - 30 minutes

Ingredients:

Method: Soak Sago in cold water and leave aside. Cook beans and pandan in water, reduce heat when starting to boil. When beans are well cooked, add sugar. When it's dissolved, add in the sago, stir and as soon as they turn transparent, add in coconut milk and turn off heat immediately. Stir to mix in the milk, Remove pandan leaves and serve hot.

Source - Thian's mom
Back to The Top | Cook it yourself page