by: Anncoo

Cendol is a popular and traditional dessert originating in South East Asia. The dessert basic ingredients consist of coconut milk, cendol (a worm-like jelly made from rice four with green food coloring ~ usually derived from the pandan leaf), shaved ice and gula melaka (palm sugar). Next to these basic recipe, other ingredients such as red beans, grass jelly, creamed corn or even durian, might also be included.


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serves: 8

200 g Gula Melaka (palm sugar)

1 cup Water

2 leaves Pandan (knotted)

250 g Coconut milk

1 packet Cendol strip

Cooked red beans (from my Red Bean Soup)

adequate shaved ice

1/2 t salt

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8

Amount per Serving

Calories: 167

  • Total Fat: 7.5 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 6.6 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 161.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.3 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  •     Sugars: 25.3 g
  • Protein: 0.7 g

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1.  Roughly chop gula Melaka.

2.  Place gula Melaka, water, pandan leaves in a pot and cook over medium heat till thoroughly dissolved.

3.  Discard pandan leaves and strain the syrup. Set aside

4.  Add salt to the coconut milk and chill in refrigerator.

5.  To serve, place 2 tbsp of cendol strips, add cooked red beans in to a glass, gula melaka syrup (3-4 tbsp depending how sweet you want), shaved ice and top with coconut milk.

Cooks' note:
Red Bean Soup Recipe https://www.erecipe.com/recipes/show/id/2439

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